Tag Archives: magic

Carla’s Catering: Non-Human Customers Only

Welcome and don’t mind the mess.  We just finished getting an order out for a goblin prom, so there are plucked feathers everywhere.  Chickens?  No, it was all ratites like ostrichs, emus, and one really psychotic kiwi.  You don’t want … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: The Paura Rider #fantasy #99cents

Quest of the Brokenhearted is still 99 cents for a few weeks.  *hint hint wink wink*  I want to bring out this excerpt because of the monster involved.  The Paura Riders were something I designed in high school, so it’s … Continue reading

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When Your Characters are Monsters

In most stories, monsters are nothing more than deadly obstacles that have to be overcome to continue on.  They typically don’t have lines, much in the way of personality, or a very long lifespan.  Monsters earn attention by how deadly … Continue reading

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Designing the Champions of Lacarsis

Quest of the Brokenhearted has a lot of action because it involves a tournament to the death.  Now, a tournament wouldn’t really be that interesting without its competitors, but I couldn’t have Kira battle mortals in a city of monsters.  I … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Rayne of Lacarsis #fantasy

This is a longer section that I intended, but the introduction of Rayne didn’t have any decent cut off points.  You get a sense of how this character is going to start though.  She plays an important role in the … Continue reading

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An Overseeing Villain: The Shadow Earl

Quest of the Brokenhearted has a lot of monsters since Lacarsis is known as the city of evil.  That means there has to be one that’s above all the others and pulls the strings that keep the story going.  I had … Continue reading

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Ask-A-Character: Kira Grasdon in the Hot Seat #fantasy

Quest of the Brokenhearted is available for 99 cents throughout July! Imagine my surprise when I saw I didn’t have a post for today.  Yeah, I’ll admit that I didn’t plan anything since I was focused more on the book release.  … Continue reading

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