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What is an Isekai?

The graphic pretty much does the job.  Isekai is the term used when we’re talking about anime and manga.  Yet, this isn’t exclusive to those genres.  In fact, the concept of a person from one world being transported to another … Continue reading

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Julius’s Jacket Jamboree: Please Don’t Call Us Lame to Our Face

We sell jackets.  That’s it.  No, you’re thinking of a coat.  Those are longer and heavier because they’re for colder weather.  We’re more of an autumn and spring service with all of our products having a special feature.  Sure.  We … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Advice from a Friendly Stranger

I have to admit that this was one of my favorite scenes to write.  It’s nothing more than a conversation between Darwin and a mysterious stranger.  Good amount of humor and it gets the plot pointed in a specific direction.  … Continue reading

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Underwater Adventure: Magic vs Technology

As I said on Wednesday, there are two ways you can get underwater in fantasy.  You can find a technological method or introduce a magical version.  Both are viable with having been used in the genre before.  There are two … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: A Merchant and His Assassin

I haven’t really highlighted any of the villains.  One needs to remain a secret, but I have these two fun ones.  Really enjoyed writing Urian Coy because I don’t get to do pompous merchants as often as I’d like.  Eris … Continue reading

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Travis’s Transformation Berry Farm

Welcome to the berry farm.  We have all types of fruits that people call berries.  I’m sure someone is going to point out what is and isn’t a berry on our list.  Just know that we’re aware, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: The Magical Mayhem of Darwin

Try as I might, I can’t avoid showing what Darwin is capable of.  I talk about the chaos he can create, but I don’t believe I’ve put up a scene where you see him in action.  The chase kind of … Continue reading

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Is Racial Homogenization in Fantasy a Problem?

First, what is racial homogeneity?  This is when a neighborhood, city, town, or country has only one race or group.  In the real world, this would be an area that has only Jews or Italians or Jamaicans.  No other groups … Continue reading

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Can a Tower Princess Be Strong?

Another big trope that has been loathed by many is the ‘Tower Princess’. While not always involving a tower, this is a female character who has been locked up.  She is the prize for the male hero after he finishes … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: The Calm of Clouds

It’s another conversation teaser.  Really hope people are enjoying these since I want to establish Darwin and his relationships.  The big one is with his cousin who also acts like a big brother and protector.  I loved how their relationship … Continue reading

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