Tag Archives: fantasy

Writing the Humanoid Monster Protagonist

I’m pretty sure I’ve talked about this before to some extent, but I couldn’t find any posts on the topic.  Regardless, I keep running into the same obstacle when talking to some people about War of Nytefall.  They hear that the … Continue reading

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2018 Top 5: #2- The City of Nyte: Greatest of the Vampire Cities?

This post went live on April 23, 2018. When creating War of Nytefall, I didn’t really think about the cities that would be vampire only.  In fact, I only considered that they would have castles, lairs, and live within the pre-existing … Continue reading

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When Your Audience Won’t Jump with You

I think I should apologize for all these series posts that I’ve been doing for the last two weeks.  I promise that I’ve got a ‘Ye Olde Shoppe’ coming on Friday, so just hold out for a little longer.  There’s … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: We’ve Been Waiting for You, Ms. Winthrop #vampires #fantasy

Not sure I need to do a lot of context build up for this.  It’s a fun action sequence from War of Nytefall: Loyalty.  There is an increasing difficulty in doing these without spoilers though.  Then again, most of my books … Continue reading

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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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