Tag Archives: imagination

A Fictional World History: Do You Need It?

It’s not always clear if you need to create a world history, especially when you’re doing fantasy.  Sure, you may think it’s necessary because that’s what all of the big names have done.  We know so much about Middle Earth, … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Outlining in Some Fashion

I’m really surprised that I never did a post like this in all the years that I’ve been blogging about writing.  If I did then WordPress isn’t letting me find it.  Now, not everyone takes the route of planning their … Continue reading

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Return of the Shadow of Monster Maker Fun: Creatures Donated by Deby Fredericks #October #Monsters

Here’s the last of the Monster Maker posts for October 2020.  These 3 have been donated by Deby Fredericks.  Hope everyone enjoyed this yearly event and return in 2021 for another round.  Enjoy. Bastremus Hovering over volcanic regions, these hazy … Continue reading

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Return of the Shadow of Monster Maker Fun: Creatures Donated by Victoria Zigler #October #Monsters

Welcome back again.  Today, we have 3 creatures donated by Victoria Zigler.  Let’s get right to the creation.  Just have to pull the switch and we’re good to go. Nifoxchu This adorable beast is found in the Untaluk region, which … Continue reading

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Return of the Shadow of Monster Maker Fun: Creatures Donated by John W. Howell #October #Monsters

Welcome back to the Monster Maker lab.  Today, we have 3 beasties donated by the esteemed John W. Howell.  Well . . . Let’s get into it. Sergannexera Also known as the ‘Bearded Moose’, this large deer is found in … Continue reading

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Return of the Shadow of Monster Maker Fun: Creatures Donated by L. Marie #October #Monsters

Here we are in 2020 and it’s time for Monster Maker Fun.  I’ll admit that I didn’t get many volunteers this year, but it’s been crazy.  This isn’t the easiest thing to figure out too since it can put you … Continue reading

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Growing Old and Growing Up

Playing as a child Toiling as an adult One looks at the other With a hint of jealousy * The child wants to grow While the adult wants to play Youth admires the freedom of old Old wishes for the … Continue reading

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The Pain of Titling

The characters have been crafted Plots have been planned Beginning birthed And ending etched in your mind Twists are tempered Turns are touched upon Blurbs are blurted out Every piece plucked from the ether Save for one That will make … Continue reading

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Questions 3: The Runaway or Elusive Idea

I’ve spent the week writing tips and my own thoughts on how to handle a twisting idea.  I admit that it isn’t my area of expertise.  My character bios, plot summaries, outlines, and other world building write-ups put me in … Continue reading

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Infinite Dreams and Limited Time

A thousand voices Maybe more Call out within my mind Praying for life And tempting me with dreams A multitude of rabbit holes That merge Into a maze of adventures * I wish to follow Grant every dream some flesh … Continue reading

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