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Did You Know There Are Swords in Fantasy?

So, did you know swords are common in fantasy?  I know, totally surprising.  You’d think it has something to do with most fantasy stories taking place in a pre-firearm age.  So, swords would be the most logic weapon to have … Continue reading

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Hand-to-Hand Writing: 7 Tips to Strikes

It’s been a while since I started getting into the meat of action scenes.  This week, I plan on doing a bunch of ‘7 Tips’ lists with each one focusing on a different aspect of hand-to-hand combat.  This isn’t any … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Power Levels

Sticking to the theme here, which is really turning into a pseudo-analysis of the Dragon Ball system.  We did energy attacks and powering up, but another thing that comes about are the power levels.  Once Dragon Ball Z showed up, … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Dark Mistress Primeval #vampires #fantasy

Going to be a little risky with this final War of Nytefall: Savagery teaser.  I wanted to include a battle, but nearly all of them are plot central.  They either reveal a secret of Mestra or the fate of a character.  This … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Clash of Monsters #fantasy #vampires

Can’t do a bunch of Teaser Tuesdays without adding an action scene.  Let’s go for one of the big ones too.  War of Nytefall: Savagery has plenty of fighting and adventure, so enjoy a taste.

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Teaser Tuesday: Best Shot #fantasy #adventure

This is a scene from Sleeper of the Wildwood Fugue and it does contain minor spoilers.  Although, I’m not sure if that’s a big thing given how long the story has been out.  It should still be a lot of … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Putting on a Show #fantasy #adventure

Here is a fun excerpt from Legends of Windemere: Curse of the Dark Wind that might have a little bit of spoiler.  It’s part of a fight scene, so you get to see Sari in action. Sari is caught off-guard when the … Continue reading

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For the Love of Violence

I was trying to decide if I wanted to do this as a thought piece or a poem.  The former won because I didn’t think the latter would work too well.  This is actually connected to when I did a … Continue reading

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When Friends Fight in Fiction

So, I’ve been reading a lot of manga and watching a lot of anime over the last year.  I also watched a bunch of a movies and TV shows.  One thing seemed to show up a lot and that was … Continue reading

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Turn the Wild Dial Up to 20

Quest of the Brokenhearted has a lot of battles because a major plot point is the Lacarsis tournament.  This means I had to make the action scenes a central focus of at least one scene per non-opener/closure chapter.  I couldn’t … Continue reading

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