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Top 5 of 2019: 7 Tips to Creating a Fantasy Army (#1)

And the #1 post of 2019 . . . Really?  You know, I really didn’t expect this topic to come out on top.  Heck, I didn’t even remember it.  Another odd thing is that 3 of the 5 are 7 … Continue reading

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Top 5 of 2019: 7 Tips to Writing Characters with Healing Factors/Regeneration (#2)

Coming to us from June 6, 2019!  Not much else I can say about this one.  Doesn’t have the same controversy factor as the previous 2 and compared to #1 it’s . . . Well, you’ll see next week. One … 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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The Infamous Retelling of An Old Story (7 Tips!)

The meme is right, but I’m going to talk about retellings more than remakes.  Is there a difference?  At first glance, I thought there wasn’t.  Then I considered the nuances a bit more and realized it was subtle.  A remake/reboot … Continue reading

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7 Tips on Writing Characters with Healing Factors/Regeneration

One power that I use a lot in War of Nytefall is the regenerative powers of the Dawn Fangs.  They can heal quickly and keep fighting as long as their head and enough limbs are attached.  That second part is debatable … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Creating a Fantasy Army in Fiction: Add More Than Swords

You might think it’s easy to simply plop an army into a story and watch the soldiers clash in the background.  Well, it can be done that way, but that prevents you from doing some world-building.  You can learn a … Continue reading

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7 Blood-Oozing Tips to Including Gore in a Story

After finishing the Raven Series, I’m left thinking about gore.  I do a little of this in my other stories, but I always tried to go as far as I could muster here.  Well, Bedlam and War of Nytefall definitely have their fair … Continue reading

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