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7 Tips to Writing Villain Friendships

Let’s be honest.  Bad guys can have friends too.  You don’t see it very often though.  We like to believe that villains are incapable of having a positive relationship.  They always have to backstab, betray, and connive against those that … Continue reading

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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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