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Writing Empathy as a Power or Ability

Mary L. Schmidt asked a few months ago about writing a post about empathy or intuitiveness towards emotions.  Now, I’ve thought a lot about this and I think this is something we should look at for every character.  Sure, you … Continue reading

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Derailing Bedlam: Courting of the Killers Part 3 #fiction #adventure

As usual, here is your warning that this story has cursing, sex (not graphic), innuendo, and violence.  It’s my Rated-R action adventure called Derailing Bedlam.  This is the fourth outing (third official) for Cassidy and Lloyd, so feel free to … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Being an Effective Spymaster

So, I’ve asked Kai Stavros from War of Nytefall: Rivalry to give some tips on being a spymaster.  He doesn’t really want to share his secrets or be out in public, so he gave me a list.  It was written into … Continue reading

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The Spymaster a.k.a. Why Intel is Important Even to Fictional Armies

In the War of Nytefall series, Kai Stavros is the acting spymaster working under Xavier Tempest.  His job is to gather information on enemies, handle assassinations, and report on potential dangers to his master.  Kai isn’t much of an infiltrator in … Continue reading

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Derailing Bedlam: Courting of the Killers Part 2 #fiction #adventure

As usual, here is your warning that this story has cursing, sex (not graphic), innuendo, and violence.  It’s my Rated-R action adventure called Derailing Bedlam.  This is the fourth outing (third official) for Cassidy and Lloyd, so feel free to … Continue reading

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The Windemere Zodiac Signs

Long ago, I was in college and had free time on the weekend.  The weather had me inside and I wasn’t being very social.  I don’t remember why.  So, I tinkered with my newly created world called Windemere.  For some … Continue reading

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Dean Pendrac: The Vampire Queen’s Loyal Servant

I hate to admit that I almost forgot about this character who shows up in War of Nytefall: Rivalry.  I have no real excuse.  Maybe it’s because Dean Pendrac has a rather strange origin when compared to all of the … Continue reading

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