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The Experimental Hero: Brought to You By Science

I’ve touched on a lot of different heroes over the years, so I’m surprised I never thought about this one before.  I mean, they’ve slipped into a few categories at times, but I never really locked onto the ‘experiment’ origin.  … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Ichabod Brooks & the King of Nowhere #fantasy #shortstories

By popular demand, The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks got 6 votes on the Teaser Tuesday poll.  Since these are short stories, it’s hard to pick something that isn’t too much, so I am going to post the beginning of … Continue reading

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Moving From the Spotlight to the Shadows and Back Again

I’ve mentioned a few times that I write ensemble cast stories for the most part.  Legends of Windemere is the easiest example since you can’t really say any of the champions are more important than the others.  This wasn’t any easy … Continue reading

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The Limits to Using Monsters as Heroes

There’s always a temptation to push a monster character to the edge and let them dance around there.  How violent can they be before the audience feels that they have gone too far?  What about going in the opposite direction … Continue reading

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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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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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Teaser Tuesday: Old Friends Face Off #fantasy #adventure

It isn’t really Christmas related . . . Okay, it isn’t connected to Christmas at all, but this is where the dice fell.  Figure Legends of Windemere: Path of the Traitors is an easier sell than War of Nytefall  After all, … Continue reading

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