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Questions 3: Writing About Hatred

Setting this up in March, so I don’t know how messy Monday went.  Hopefully I’m not reopening barely healed wounds or subjecting myself to more fighting.  After all, hatred, racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia, and all of the other words for … Continue reading

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Questions 3: The Plot is the Glue or Something

Last of the elements is plot.  This is the ‘what’ is happening to the characters and in the setting.  Also, you may want to explain ‘why’, which can overlap with the other two.  The simplest explanation is that these are … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Setting the Scene

Element two is setting, which is what the picture above mentions.  If characters are the who then this is the what and when.  Setting is always more than just a location, but the time of events as well.  Is it … Continue reading

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Questions 3: It’s About Characters

Characters are essential to the story.  Their existence answers the question of ‘Who is this happening to’ when one follows the events.  They give the reader a POV to use as a reference point.  They bring life to the setting … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Working for the Long Game

Being an author of long series, I focus a lot on the overarching plot or long game when I’m planning.  This really hit home with War of Nytefall: Eulogy because of all the strings I had to lace together.  I’d been … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Filling in the Lost History of The World

In the manga/anime of ‘One Piece’, there’s a character named Nico Robin.  Her goal is to find these large blocks of stone called Poneglyphs.  They tell a variety of things, but there’s one that is supposed to hold a span … Continue reading

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October Question 3: Terrorize the Dawn Fangs

Welcome to the final Questions 3 revolving around War of Nytefall.  I was trying to think of a way to wrap things up.  We’ve done powers, living among mortals, and picking a side in the vampire civil war of Windemere.  Let’s … Continue reading

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October Questions 3: Choosing a Side

Welcome back to another War of Nytefall Questions 3 post.  It’s getting a little harder to decide on where to go with this.  Powers and how to pretend to be mortal covers a lot of ground without going into monstrous activity.  … Continue reading

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October Questions 3: Hiding in Plain Sight

Welcome to another Questions 3 revolving around War of Nytefall. This time we’re going to try to connect to Clyde’s dream.  For this, you have to imagine you’re one of the Dawn Fangs.  His dream is for Dawn Fangs and mortals … Continue reading

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October Questions 3: Become a Dawn Fang Vampire

So, I was scratching my head for a while trying to figure out a theme for the October Money posts.  I also wanted to try and do some kind of promos for War of Nytefall, which limited my choices.  The character … Continue reading

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