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What Do You Think About Bards?

So, we asked various characters what they thought of Bards.  Let’s see what they said: Luke Callindor–  Entertaining and they seem to like me.  Probably because of the last name and my adventures help them get money. Nyx–  Nice way … 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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What’s the Purpose of a Bard?

This week, I’m going to talk about Ichabod Brooks’s favorite type of people: BARDS!  I kind of started last week with the Ye Olde Shoppe post, but there’s that pesky weekend in the way.  Now, a Bard is an interesting … Continue reading

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Marco’s Musical Mart: Glockenspiels Always On Sale

Welcome and how many glockenspiels would you like?  Not interested in our popular seller?  We get that a lot ever since the Glockenspiel Garage opened up down the road and specialized.  Thankfully, we’re not a niche seller and have plenty … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & the Jester Flute

Slapping a few gold coins on the bar, Ichabod Brooks helps himself to a mug of ale and the last bowl of an old stew. He cautiously sniffs at the reheated meal a few times before taking a tiny bite, … Continue reading

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Pre-Order Amanda on the Danube: The Sound of Music #asmsg #childrensbook

Coming October 1st!  The much anticipated 5th volume in the Amanda adventure series! Twelve-year-old Amanda Ross finds herself on an elegant riverboat with her bestie, Leah, cruising down the beautiful Danube, passing medieval castles, luscious green valleys and charming villages. … Continue reading

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Ode to the Music Man

This poem has a small backstory.  Wrote it years ago after someone I knew had passed away at a young age.  He was a talented musician and this poem came to me soon after I saw the news on FB. … Continue reading

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