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7 Tips to Writing Monstrous Heroes

I’ve talked about how difficult it is to have a monstrous hero without going too far to one side.  With any luck, I’ve struck the right balance in War of Nytefall, but only time will tell there.  So, what are some … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing about Vampires

There are plenty of types of vampires, so how do you make a list of tips to writing about them?  You pray really hard and do your best. That and you start off with the disclaimer that you’re working off … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Being Dramatic . . . In Fiction

Adding drama into your writing can be tough and many are leery about adding this due it skewing toward the negative.  Yet, it’s fairly unavoidable if you sit down and consider what can be born from it.  We may even … Continue reading

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2017 Top 5: #4- Why Not Write About the Writing Craft?

This post originally went live on August 21. 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 … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Being an Author: Who Put Glass on This Road?

Full disclosure on this one:  I’m not sure what this was supposed to be about.  There are times I get an idea for a post, jot it down in shorthand, and assume I’ll remember what I meant later.  Less than … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Maintaining a Long Term Blog

I realized as I chose topics for the Warlord of the Forgotten Age promotion that I should probably talk about blogging.  I started mine in December of 2012, which was about 3 months before I released Beginning of a Hero and I had … Continue reading

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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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