Tag Archives: sword & sorcery

Legends of Windemere: Book Champions vs Game Champions

  On Tuesday, I wrote a post about adapting an RPG (role-playing game) into a book and how changes have to be made.  I mentioned writing another post showing how I had to alter the 6 champions.  Let’s get right … Continue reading

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Lorry’s Lair Rental Bonanza Blitz . . . Every Death Volcano Must Go!

Welcome to the biggest sale of the year.  Well, it’s our only sale of the year because we’re only open for a week.  Since we only do rentals, there’s no point in staying open and wasting money.  This system keeps … Continue reading

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Very Descriptive With Tantalizing Plot Twists — Loyalty (War of Nytefall, #1) by @cyallowitz #fantasy #vampires #books #bookreview #SFF #IARTG

Check out the latest review for War of Nytefall: Loyalty!

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Designing the Vampire Cafe: Nearly to the Point of Nausea

One thing that seems to come up a lot in vampire stories is what one could consider a Vampire Bar or Cafe.  It’s a watering hole for these monsters where they can mingle and have a meal without hunting.  Some … Continue reading

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Signature Weapons: Almost as Important as a Name?

Simon Belmont and his whip.  King Arthur and Excalibur.  Doom and the BFG 9000.  Samus Aran and the Power Suit.  All of these are characters that can be identified by their weapons.  You see them holding it or not even … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters: Future Heroes Visiting Current Ones

When I wrote The Mercenary Prince, I didn’t know exactly what I was doing.  It was one of two books that I added at the last minute because I realized Delvin Cunningham never had a chance to shine on his own.  … Continue reading

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A Second Series That Comes Before the First: Dreaded Prequels

One could say that War of Nytefall is a loose prequel to Legends of Windemere.  It’s pretty easy to say since it’s true.  They take place in the same world with the same races, magic system, and many shared cities.  There may … Continue reading

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