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7 Tips to Writing Villain Friendships

Let’s be honest.  Bad guys can have friends too.  You don’t see it very often though.  We like to believe that villains are incapable of having a positive relationship.  They always have to backstab, betray, and connive against those that … Continue reading

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Why Not Write About the Writing Craft?

A lot of author blogs focus on the writing craft and make posts about tenses, grammar, plot creation, genre, and other topics.  Others go into the nuances of Amazon, marketing, and whatever else comes after you hit ‘PUBLISH’.  These are … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Maintaining a Happy Marriage in a World of Magic & Monsters

Marriages are rare in adventure stories, but only because it’s hard to swashbuckle and disarm traps while cleaning the oven.  That and authors seem to love killing off a spouse to get the survivor riled up.  Tradition, thy name is … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Bards in Fiction

So, you want to add some local flavor and history without an info dump done by a spectral narrator.  Nothing too much, but you have some stories to tell.  The heroes have no idea since they never studied and the … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Fighting with Speed

One of the best ways to handle strength is speed, which is what we’re going to look at this time.  Luke Callindor and Sari are the big speed fighters.  Their styles are familiar similar, but Sari uses more magic and … Continue reading

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7 Leadership Tips from the Benevolent Baron Arthuru Kernaghan

So, I’ve been given an opportunity to talk and share my centuries of wisdom.  This entire thing is rather quaint, but I can see the appeal.  I was told to talk about what I know best, which is apparently being … Continue reading

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Luke Callindor’s Tips to Adventuring

Well, others have had a chance to do a 7 tip list, so I guess it’s my turn.  Not really sure what I can talk about though since I’m still figuring stuff out on my own.  Everyone else has had … Continue reading

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