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#4 of 2022: Third Person POV Post

( This post originally went live on November 16th, 2022.) The one issue I have with writing this post is that omniscient is a pain to write.  I get it wrong half the time.  So, I might cut this short … Continue reading

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Third-Person POV: Omniscient vs Limited

The one issue I have with writing this post is that omniscient is a pain to write.  I get it wrong half the time.  So, I might cut this short to stop getting frustrated.  That and I think it’s fairly … Continue reading

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Elements of a Story: The List of 7

Next week, I’m going to be doing a bunch of ‘Questions 3’ that revolve around the elements of a story.  Mostly, I’m curious to see what people think.  This also stemmed from finding a variety of lists for story elements.  … Continue reading

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Canon vs Head Canon

I’m not talking about the weapon, which is spelled CANNON.  This one is missing an ‘N’ and gets thrown about a lot.  What is it? Canon–  A list of works connected to an author, world, or character that are established … Continue reading

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2017 Top 5: #5- Short Stories vs Novels: A Taste of Both Worlds

(This whole thing was a lot more difficult than I realized it would be.  A lot of the top 5 ended up being promos that didn’t work any more.  So, I stuck with things that were topics for conversation and … Continue reading

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Short Stories vs Novels: A Taste of Both Worlds

With The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks, I’ve stepped more into short stories than I did before.  Normally, I’m more of a novelist with a love of series as you can tell from Legends of Windemere.  I dabbled a bit because … Continue reading

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Post Revisited: Crushers of Souls and Puppies

Due to being busy with things and heading out for the weekend, I’m going to keep the ‘Post Revisits’ going for today.  This one was originally posted on January 2, 2013. I read a post about the characteristics of heroes … Continue reading

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What Is A Successful Author?

Back in a post, Shawn from Down Home Thoughts had the following comment: “So is an author a successful writer? You might play off the shades of meaning between the two. I tend to see authors as published and successful … Continue reading

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L.o.W.- Prodigy of Rainbow Tower Part 6

“I’m going to miss this place. What about the rest of you?” Nimby cheerfully asks as he joins the others at the front gate. The sky is filled with rainclouds that give the day a slightly depressing appearance. “I can’t … Continue reading

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L.o.W.- Prodigy of Rainbow Tower Part 4

Luke tries to carefully push his way through the celebrating crowd. Most of the guests are lords and dignitaries from various cities who are hoping to recruit elite soldiers and bodyguards among the graduates, so Luke isn’t surprised at the … Continue reading

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