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7 Tips to Using a Eucatastrophe

As we established on Monday, eucatastrophe is when a story ends with the protagonist being rescued from the clutches of doom by an event beyond their control.  So, how can you use it intentionally? First big rule is that these … Continue reading

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Goal Post: I Have No Witty Title Here

It was a week . . . Think we can all agree on that.  I mean, 7 days equal a week and that’s how long it’s been since I do a goal post.  Thank you for your time and I’ll … Continue reading

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Goal Post: First Week of Summer in the Books

You know I’ve had a week if I’m writing this post on Saturday instead of the night before.  I could have done that, but I was tired when I got home yesterday.  Soooo tired.  Summer was supposed to be relaxing … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Building an Adventuring Party

Doesn’t seem like it can be done in 3 Questions.  Well, not much more than the basics and flimsy on that level too.  Still, it’s the end of the week and I’m interested in leaving things up to the comments.  … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Deciding on Adventuring Party Size

First, I realize this is the 2nd of 3 Wednesday ‘7 tip’ posts.  Didn’t realize that was going on until I looked at my dwindling topic schedule.  Anyway, this stems from the challenge of deciding on how big a fantasy … Continue reading

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How Do You Tackles Prompts?

Long ago, I used to attempt prompts, but I haven’t done them in years.  I’m really too busy with my own stuff and I can never get them to feel right for my blog.  That and I schedule months in … Continue reading

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Outline Time . . . Trouble Already?

First, I don’t really know if that’s an Irish proverb.  Just liked the sound of it when looking for sleep quotes.  Why do I think this is what’s going to get a lot of comments? The reason I went for … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Time to Be a Hero

I may have done this in the past, but I thought I’d try it again.  These are always fun and maybe people can get a character out of it.  Nice to do a simple thing like this at the end … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Balancing the Humor and the Heavy

I like to included humor in my stories.  Yet, I don’t want them to be seen as comedies.  I like to touch on heavy topics in my stories.  Yet, I don’t want them to be seen as serious dramas.  That … Continue reading

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Dudley’s Desk Depot: Free Pen with Every Purchase (Wet Ink Not Guaranteed)

Welcome and what do you want?  A desk?  Sure, we have those as you can tell by the name up there.  I’m not Dudley.  My name is Dale, but I didn’t want people making dancer or chipmunk jokes.  So, do … Continue reading

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