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7 Ways to Keep a Gathering Quest Interesting

One of the most common types of adventures is the ‘Gathering Quest’.  This is where the main characters need to collect a set of something over the course of the adventure.  You see it in cartoons, video games, and other … Continue reading

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Revenge is Sweet and A Little Overdone

Pride and body Have been maimed and marred Only one path remains To make life worth living Revenge * Plotting every hour Barely breaking for sleep Notes written on shower curtains In the finest of soaps Used only for vengeance … Continue reading

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Matilda’s Music Box MegaMart: Free Earplugs with Each Purchase

Welcome to where your music box needs are met.  I’m sure you traveled a long path to reach our store.  That’s because Google Maps has you go through three states to reach us, which is an improvement over Mapquest plunging … Continue reading

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Top 5 of 2019: 7 Tips to Creating Fictional Location Names (#5)

I’m an idiot.  Now I know why I didn’t see a post scheduled for today or any for the Fridays in January.  It’s because there are 5 of them and I was going to do a Top 5.  I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Pantser Vs Plotter: Where Do You Stand?

I was asked months ago to write about the difference between Pantsing and Plotting, which are considered the two schools of author prep.  The truth is that most people are a combination of the two with more of one than … Continue reading

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Derailing Bedlam: A Look Back

. . . . . . . . . This story began on November 8, 2018 and ended last week.  In a way, this puts the ‘Bedlam’ series on hiatus since I don’t have time to do much beyond the … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Semi-Coherent Dialogue

You would be surprised how often people get confused on writing dialogue.  To be fair, it isn’t easy.  Not everyone uses the same amount or the same structure.  You have a variation of tags and tactics when it comes to … Continue reading

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