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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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Ten Things Not to Do on a Guest Post for Charles Yallowitz (By John Howell)

(A big welcome to John and a thank you for this funny post.  Everyone enjoy!) The inspiration for this post was an invitation to join Charles for a guest slot. In thinking on what I could write about it came … Continue reading

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Lost’s 7 Tips to Using Psychic Bunnies . . . Powers

Bunny and I get to write a post about having psychic powers.  There was a silver-haired lady that wanted to help me, but I didn’t want to share.  I think she had to take a nap anyway.  So, here is … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Surviving the Summer as a Parent/Author

Replace Daddy with Mommy on that picture.  So, things tend to get screwy when you have kids and summer hits.  Camps are so expensive that you might as well mortgage the house or sell a kidney.  Not your own kidney … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Battles: Let The Owies Begin!

One thing that Quest of the Brokenhearted did is push my limits on writing fight scenes.  Many people thinking writing an action scene is easy because you just have to put in ‘fighting stuff’.  This includes punches, kicks, soliloquies, gloating, guns, … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Choosing and Maintaining Your Writing Tools

You would think picking a writing tool would be easy, but there are so many out there to choose from.  Some feel good on the fingers while others are agony to the palms.  The ideas can flow from a pen … Continue reading

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