Tag Archives: monsters

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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Writing the Humanoid Monster Protagonist

I’m pretty sure I’ve talked about this before to some extent, but I couldn’t find any posts on the topic.  Regardless, I keep running into the same obstacle when talking to some people about War of Nytefall.  They hear that the … Continue reading

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Luke Callindor vs Clyde: The Angel and Devil in My Mind

Perhaps two of the loudest voices in my head have been Luke Callindor from Legends of Windemere and Clyde from War of Nytefall.  A big reason for this is because they could be considered my two first ‘real’ protagonists.  It’s a tough … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Voyage of the Lanternfish by C.S. Boyack #adventure #pirates

(Today I have a special guest.  Lisa Burton is here to talk about C.S. Boyack’s newest book, Voyage of the Lanternfish.  She’s brought both a new picture of herself and a look behind the curtain at one of the story’s colorful … Continue reading

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7 Tips If You Want To Go Dungeon Crawling

It’s not the easiest way to make a living, especially since you never know if someone has come before you.  Yet, people still take on the hobby known as dungeon crawling.  For those who don’t know, this is the exploring … Continue reading

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Loyalty and Lost: Two Fang-Filled Adventures #vampires #fantasy

Start the last month of 2018 with the following books for $2.99 each. War of Nytefall: Loyalty! In the wake of the Great Cataclysm, a new predator will emerge from within Windemere’s shadow. For fifty years, Clyde has been trapped … Continue reading

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