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Teaching Clyde a Lesson

As I’ve mentioned, War of Nytefall: Savagery works differently than previous volumes.  It has more of a quest feel to the story, which isn’t something that plays to Clyde’s strengths.  If he can’t hunt it down and fight it then he comes … Continue reading

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The Path of Kai Stavros

In War of Nytefall: Savagery, I have a lot of supporting characters step up into the spotlight.  The one that is not a surprise to readers of the series would be Kai Stavros.  For those who don’t know, he is the … Continue reading

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Biographies and Character Evolution: A Head Start?

A goal of writing is to evolve our characters.  If they are the same at the end of their adventure as they were at the beginning then we missed something.  Even if they go back home, there needs to be … Continue reading

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The Continuing Evolution of Clyde and Mab

Yes, I know I’ve done this kind of post before, but the relationship between Clyde and Mab is a central part of the story.  War of Nytefall: Ravenous will see a really big twist in this relationship.  There will be a brutal … Continue reading

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Fading into the Background: Characters and Spotlights

This is a big challenge when it comes to ensemble cast stories.  Yes, there are those that take the reins of the story and others that float into supporting cast.  Yet, each player is important to the overall story.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Clyde and Mab

First, I tried to find a vampire couple picture to use here, but the results weren’t very appealing when it came to Clyde and Mab.  Closest thing was Alucard and Seras from ‘Hellsing’, but they aren’t a couple.  Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Fate of the Self-Righteous

Much of the self-righteous character depends on the landing.  You can have them be a jerk for the entire story and then redeem them with a good ending.  I don’t mean good as in happy, but a well-written one.  There … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Clyde

One of the greatest challenges in War of Nytefall is going to be having Clyde grow throughout the series.  He’s already a physical powerhouse and has an intimidating reputation.  There’s very little that will change there because any stronger and it would … Continue reading

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Evolution of Quest of the Broken-Hearted

The biggest influence behind Quest of the Broken-Hearted was Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.  I liked the idea of an adventure taking place in a castle full of monsters that the hero is either trying to clear out or escape from.  … Continue reading

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Post Revisited: Game Vs. Book- Difference in the Details

Originally posted on December 12, 2013 . . . Day 12 of this blog’s existence.  Wow.  This is also really long.  I tried to clean it up, but it’s a topic that keeps coming back. At the age of thirteen, … Continue reading

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