Tag Archives: stories

7 Tips to Writing Character Backstories: Prepare the Cutting Room

John W. Howell asked: You have the most fabulous backstories and histories for your characters. what compels you to develop these backstories? Do you use all of the history and backstories or are some waiting to be employed? Now, I have … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Villain?

So, I’ve been thinking a lot about villains and what makes one popular while others are laughed at.  The answer I came up with is that it really depends on the individual since most villains have fans.  Sure, we live … Continue reading

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When Stories Run Alongside Each Other

The last two Legends of Windemere volumes will be stories that are running alongside each other.  While Trinity and her team are searching for the crests, the champions will be recovering from their previous adventure and heading out to their final … Continue reading

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Forging a Hero Group: Everyone Get Along!

While people do pick favorite heroes in Legends of Windemere, there really isn’t a central hero once it reaches Prodigy of Rainbow Tower.  Luke Callindor is the first one we meet and Nyx has been raised as a champion, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Ichabod Brooks and the 12 Stories

So I did a three sentence synopsis/mini-blurbs for each of the chosen Ichabod Brooks stories.  Well, except for Ichabod Brooks and the Starwind Egg since that’s on the blog.  Still wondering if I should delete it or leave it up even … Continue reading

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Ichabod Brooks and the . . . Poll

So, I thought I’d just put something simple up for today and keep it a sticky until the next morning.  I have a lot on my plate in the next few days that might take me away more than I’d … Continue reading

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A Dash of This, A Pinch of That, and a Headache Ensues

Okay, so it might not be that bad.  Normally I would save this for the goal post, but I felt like talking about it separately.  Mostly because tomorrow’s post is going to be more about another topic.  Getting hard to … Continue reading

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