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7 Tips to Using an Unreliable Narrator

The Harley Quinn series is what prompted this topic.  I stumbled onto people complaining about how some villains were being shown in the series.  They thought they were too goofy or made to be stupid.  Other people eventually arrived to … Continue reading

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#2 of 2022: Chase Scene Post?

(Surprised to see this one in the Top 5 much less at #2.  Originally posted on January 14th, 2022.) While a staple of action movies, the chase scene isn’t as easy to pull off when it comes to books.  They … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Teenage Protagonists

This is going to be tougher than I expected.  After all, I haven’t been a teenager in decades, so I’m kind of out of touch.  Even at work, I realize that teenagers of today aren’t like the ones when I … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Disabled Characters

Writing characters with handicaps isn’t easy.  Some people may think it is, but those fall into two categories.  They either have the disability themselves or they’re about to make several mistakes.  Ideally, an author would want to know what they’re … Continue reading

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Author Month: The Dreaded Advice

We all know about authors giving advice to other authors.  Some tips have been uttered by people so famous that you’d think they are unbreakable laws.  Others get tossed around so much that they’re simply empty or have multiple meanings.  … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays: Should I Include Destiny?

A favorite topic of mine.  For those who have followed the blog since the Legends of Windemere era, you knew it would have to be in there.  A reminder that this is only part of the entry.  Enjoy. Should I Include … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing an Isekai Story

Isekai can be tricky even though it looks easy.  People think it’s only about having someone transported to another world and leave it at that.  Makes sense since this means the main character acts as an avatar for the audience.  … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Do I Hide My Quirks?

This part comes from the ‘Author Section’.  Many times, we try to hide who we really are and put on a mask as an author.  Makes sense, especially if we want to separate it from the other parts of our … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Do I Need Supporting Characters?

Welcome back.  I was surprised to find that this was a question.  So, I had to touch on it and explain supporting characters.  Enjoy. Do I Need Supporting Characters? A story can be made or broken by the supporting characters … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Do I Have to Go Medieval?

I think I’ll do a month of Do I Need to Use a Dragon? (Fantasy Writing Tips) teasers to see what people think.  I can’t put full sections down, so I’m going to grab random introductions.  Hope that works since I would … Continue reading

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