Tag Archives: monsters

Two Ideas to Tinker With

So, I’m out seeing ‘Detective Pikachu’, but I wanted to put down a few ideas that came to me recently.  These stem from other ideas I’ve tinkered with in the past.  Considering how little time I have to do any … Continue reading

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Where Did My Titles Come From? #fantasy #dystopia #vampires

So, I was asked to make a post about the origin of my book titles.  I have done this a little, but not in depth.  Then, I realized that I’m not that subtle when it comes to these things.  I … Continue reading

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Are Dawn Fangs Alive, Dead, or Undead?

Check out War of Nytefall: Rivalry!  It doesn’t have the answer to this question, but you will learn more about Dawn Fangs.  So, the question is fairly straightforward.  Are they alive, dead, or undead?  That’s actually not as easy to answer … Continue reading

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Taming the Void Monsters: A Few Tips from Mab

Hi . . . I’m Mab and I’ve been asked to explain why the monsters of the darkness don’t make a meal out of me.  They tried at first, but now most of them leave me alone.  Those that approach … Continue reading

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The Void. The Shadow Dimension. The Darkness. Mab’s Little World.

Well, I promised to talk about the place that Mab goes to when she travels through the shadows.  The truth is that I haven’t come up with a true name, which sounds bad considering War of Nytefall: Rivalry is the … Continue reading

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The Limits to Using Monsters as Heroes

There’s always a temptation to push a monster character to the edge and let them dance around there.  How violent can they be before the audience feels that they have gone too far?  What about going in the opposite direction … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Humanoid Monster Protagonists: Even the Undead Can Have Heart

Not many people try to write a story with a monster as the hero.  Well, you see it for kids a lot.  Paranormal romance enjoys this too, but it rarely happens when you get into the more action-oriented genres.  You … Continue reading

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