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Elemental Uses: Earth Can Be Fun

The last of this element series is one that doesn’t get as much attention as the others because it has a lot of limitations.  Earth isn’t an element that can be rationalized very easily if it comes from the human … Continue reading

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Elemental Uses: Water the Tri-Form Element

Water users tend to fall into one of three categories with a third rarely showing up.  I’m going to divide it up that way instead of what I did before.  Mostly because water is an element that is infamous for … Continue reading

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Elemental Uses: Fire Is More Than Destruction

Today and next week, I’m going to be doing some posts on the classical Four Element system that gets used in magic a lot.  Not only going through the history, but showing various ways to use it.  Typically, you see … Continue reading

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So you want to use Elemental magic in your story?

Last week I talked about elements in fiction. Today, I’ll make that helpful . . . entertaining . . . I promised a list, so I’m going to do it. Don’t say I never deliver even if the end result … Continue reading

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Elements in Fiction

It actually took me years to realize that the Fantastic Four were based on the four elements.  In my defense, I was into Spider-Man and the X-Men, so I barely paid attention to the FF unless they made a cameo.  … Continue reading

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