Tag Archives: fantasy

Luke Callindor vs Clyde: The Angel and Devil in My Mind

Perhaps two of the loudest voices in my head have been Luke Callindor from Legends of Windemere and Clyde from War of Nytefall.  A big reason for this is because they could be considered my two first ‘real’ protagonists.  It’s a tough … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Voyage of the Lanternfish by C.S. Boyack #adventure #pirates

(Today I have a special guest.  Lisa Burton is here to talk about C.S. Boyack’s newest book, Voyage of the Lanternfish.  She’s brought both a new picture of herself and a look behind the curtain at one of the story’s colorful … Continue reading

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Ode to the Collecting Hero

A quest from long ago Search the world To find the weapons That will save the day And bring peace to all * Never that simple With pieces lost And monsters on the path Strength is gained From such a … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Working with a Collecting Quest Story: Read the Whole Set

It isn’t easy setting up a story where you have to get a bunch of things to make one thing or stop someone.  There’s the risk of tedium, repetition, and getting visited by the irritable McGuffin fairy.  He doesn’t take … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Riding with Bob #vampires #fantasy

Let’s get a few War of Nytefall: Lost teasers in!  I don’t really get to highlight Bob and his powers very often.  So, here’s a fun one that shows him in his glory.

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Quest for the Shattered Something: The Collecting Plot

There are many types of quests out there, which have been used throughout mythology, history, and fiction.  You have hunting down a villain, finding a mentor to save the world, and the long journey.  Another that doesn’t turn up as … Continue reading

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2018 Top 5: #5- Vampires and Sex: An Ageless (And Odd) Combination

Well, here we go.  The first of our Top 5 2018 posts . . . or would this be the last since this is #5?  I’m actually surprised how easy it was to get these together since none of the … Continue reading

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