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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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End of an Era Revisit: Origin Week! Charles E Yallowitz . . . Wait . . . What?

Here’s one from February 2013.  It’s the last one unless I get enough people wanting more, but next week will be the last full week of posts from me.  Try not to celebrate until my back is turned.  No idea … Continue reading

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What Do You Look for in Character Code Consistency?

You ever read a story and the character does something that seems out of place?  Maybe the noble hero flat out killed someone for insulting him.  Perhaps the villain laid waste to an entire town and left the school alone … Continue reading

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Kira Grasdon: The Conflicted Chameleon

Kira Grasdon is a difficult character for me and she seems to be creating the biggest amount of debate.  That’s not the point of this though.  Her themes make her a complicated supporting cast member.  With her physical absence in … Continue reading

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