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A Restful Break . . . Sorry. That Should Be ‘Restless’

Maybe breaks are wasted on me.  I keep ending up getting busy and leaving myself more exhausted than when I started.  At least I can say that I used up my energy doing a bunch of fun things.  So, what … Continue reading

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#3 Post of 2021: 7 Tips to Having a Reunion Plot in Your Story

(Post originally published on January 29, 2021.  These are all coming from early in the year.  Weird.) This storyline might be fairly niche, but it’s caught my attention.  In fact, I think it’s turned up more often than I realize.  … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Pest, Friend, or Foe? #vampires #fantasy

Today’s teaser introduces a new character who may be just what Clyde needs to survive War of Nytefall: Savagery.  I was on the fence about making a post about this guy too or even showing his name right now.  He’s a … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Raising Supporting Characters to the Spotlight

When writing a long series with multiple characters, you’re bound to have a few that stay in the background.  They get to do some things and a few big scenes, but you forget to draw them out.  At least until … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Mutual Enemies in a Series

A few times in War of Nytefall, Clyde and his enemies have to unite against a common enemy.  It’s been pointed out as ridiculously common and thrown their war into disarray.  After all, how can you maintain a civil war … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Having a Reunion Plot in Your Story

This storyline might be fairly niche, but it’s caught my attention.  In fact, I think it’s turned up more often than I realize.  ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ and ‘Red’ come to mind.  Both have a reunion plot where most of … Continue reading

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You Never Know Who Is Suffering

There is a constant scream It is in silence Though there are signs Awkward movements Eyes of others Hold daggers of poison Itches and coughs Heartbeat rushing Even when at rest Tears welling up But only flowing in solitude Cracks … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and The Bleeding Week

Been a while since I wrote one of these on Saturday instead of the night before.  I’m not really sure where to start, especially since so much happened.  Maybe I should just go day-by-day: Halloween I spent most of it … Continue reading

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Writing Addiction in Fiction

This might be simplifying up above, but it does come off that way at times.  As I said on Friday, War of Nytefall: Ravenous has a very serious subplot that deals with addiction.  You might be wondering how I could add that … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Battle of the Allies #fantasy #vampires

I haven’t shown much of the other villains within War of Nytefall: Ravenous.  Two that I really enjoy showing off are Kenneth Decker and Archillious.  One is very serious while the other is insane.  They’ve kind of become the Nyte version … Continue reading

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