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Top 5 of 2019: 7 Tips to Creating Fictional Location Names (#5)

I’m an idiot.  Now I know why I didn’t see a post scheduled for today or any for the Fridays in January.  It’s because there are 5 of them and I was going to do a Top 5.  I couldn’t … Continue reading

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At the Lake

Way back, I made a post that explains the origin of the ‘Windemere’ name.  Check it out and I hope you like the poem that has been rattling around in my head.  Guess a few old memories have been jogged … Continue reading

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Nyte vs Nytefall: Yes, Clyde Is an Asshole

I think I explained this situation before, but it relates to the location naming theme of the week.  The vampire kingdom cities of Nyte and Nytefall were created a little by accident and me being clumsy.  I had come up … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Creating Fictional Location Names

Continuing the topic of naming locations, I’m going to do my best to come up with some useful and humorous tips.  I only had to create one new place in War of Nytefall: Rivalry, so these are going to have to … Continue reading

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The Stumbling Art of Naming Places

(The map above was made years ago before some areas had names like the Crysvale Tundra, Pynofira Forest, and the Frost Barrens.  That’s the northeast region. Also, the Stone Asp Mountains.) This week I’m going to talk about naming places, … Continue reading

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Putting People in Your Books

This is a popular quote among authors and there seems to be a grand tradition of putting people in a book as ‘revenge’.  Yet there are times where someone is put into a book as an honor.  I tend to … Continue reading

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I’m Ahead and I Have a Name Question

I’ve already accomplished 5 of my 7 weekly goals.  One of the two remaining is nearly impossible to do and I shouldn’t have listed it anyway.  The other remaining one is waiting for the weekend.  This is strange for me … Continue reading

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Questions of Copyrights & Characters

So, my first 3 books are copywritten.  I did this when I thought everything, but the technique was done.  Yet, I realize that a character in one of my unpublished books has a name that I’m no longer into.  She … Continue reading

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Game of Names

I think every fiction writer has had a character where they struggle with the name or even look back and wonder where a name came from.  In fact, I find it awkward when people ask me how I came up … Continue reading

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