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7 Tips to Writing Bards in Fiction

So, you want to add some local flavor and history without an info dump done by a spectral narrator.  Nothing too much, but you have some stories to tell.  The heroes have no idea since they never studied and the … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Making a Fictional Sport: Mouth Guard Not Included

Last year, I made a post about various sports and activities that can be done around Windemere.  From what I can tell, I never went into any advice or tips or comedy about how to design fictional sports.  One reason … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Putting Social Media in Fiction

Being a fantasy author, this really isn’t my area of expertise.  Closest thing to social media in my world are telepaths and that’s a little bit too invasive.  Okay, maybe they’re not as invasive as Facebook, but we’ll see where … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Fighting with Strength

There are many ways to fight.  Possibly as many as there are protagonists since everyone is a little different.  Yet, there are three schools that can be focused on.  As long as you don’t include magic and range weapons, which … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Stopping a Rescue Mission

Last September, Nyx wrote a list of tips for mounting a rescue mission.  To give the opposing view on this and in the name of equality, we’re going to make a list of ways to stop the good guys.  This … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Traversing the Fantasy Countryside

You can’t have an adventure without traveling and the landscape can get pretty funky out there.  Floating islands, horse-eating grass, Starbucks on every corner, oceans of clouds and other distractions that you need to be alert for.  So, what are … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Putting Vehicles in Fiction

Make sure the vehicles fit the world.  Riding a horse through a futuristic utopia that has spaceships everywhere might seem cool, but it could be very impractical.  Then again, you might not consider a horse a vehicle since it’s alive. … Continue reading

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