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Goal Post: Thanksgiving Came and Went!

This week was totally berserk.  Every day had a twist that turned all plans on their heads and made me wondering what was coming next.  Some of these incidents were caused by Covid-19, which I think is getting worse around … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Being the Author You Were Meant to Be

It’s difficult to be an author and carve out your own identity.  There are industry standards, armies of gatekeepers, lengthy histories of each genre, and the constantly gnawing self-doubt.  A negative opinion on our style can hit harder than 100 … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Following the ‘Rules’ of Writing

With such a maze out there, we can never tell what we should or should not do until we attract someone’s wrath.  I’m here to give you a few tips to navigate this maze with the least amount of stress. … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Using Addiction in Fiction

Kind of strange to end the War of Nytefall: Ravenous promo posts with this subject, but here we go.  It was the biggest challenge of the story, but I think I learned a lot when doing it.  Nothing is perfect and that’s … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Counter a Psionic Enemy

There is a big problem within the pages of War of Nytefall: Ravenous.  In fact, this is an issue that has been a headache for a while.  Not for me, but the villains that decide to step up against Clyde’s gang.  … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Co-Authoring Without Violence . . . Hopefully

If you thought it was difficult writing alongside the voices in your head then try it with someone in the same room.  You can’t ignore a co-author by making noises, watching television, drinking, or taking a nap.  Well, you can, … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Putting Ice Cream in Fiction?

It’s on the list of post ideas . . . I have no real idea why.  You can guess that I made it at night when I was hungry.  The more I think about it, the more I realize that … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Desert Adventures: Don’t Forget the Sand

A lot of things can be forgotten when you’re writing about a desert adventure.  We may focus on one problem and forget others.  Helps to do some research on how these places really are, but that doesn’t mean things can’t … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing a Physical Description that Works

Don’t go jumping to the comments just yet.  Jessica makes a good point.  Our characters are what we make them, so we shouldn’t blame them for it.  We do have to be careful on how we go about doing a … Continue reading

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Chapter Titles for Do I Need to Use a Dragon? (Fantasy Writing Tips)

Took a long time to do these because I kept heading into other projects.  That and I would stare at the page for too long.  It really was tough to go from War of Nytefall to this project because it’s more daunting.  … Continue reading

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