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Summoning Pt6


You don’t wait to see how the guardsmen react to the gold now lying unclaimed in the dust. They are each working men, and that single coin could feed a family of four or five for a week. What they … Continue reading

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Summoning Pt5


The guardsman’s mouth drops open slightly as you speak, his gaze quickly reassessing you. Your clothes are commonplace and serviceable though, not unlike his under the chainmail shirt that is the city’s standard issue for its guards. But the head … Continue reading

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WorldBuilding: Naming Techniques and Philosophies


Last week at my Saturday writer’s group, we had a discussion about character names. One of our people is taking her first crack at fantasy, and one of the questions I had for her was whether or not she intended … Continue reading

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Summoning Pt4


The guardsman steps into your personal space, reaching out a hand to grab at Azure’s lead as though to prevent you from running. He pats the horse’s neck, assessing you with quick and sharp eyes. He moves and assess like … Continue reading

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Summoning Pt3


The smith leads your freshly shoed horse, Azure, out from behind his shop. You examine his work and then nod in approval, passing over a silver for each shoe. The burly man takes the silver with a grunt, hefts its … Continue reading

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WorldBuilding: How to Write a Fictional Royal Court


Lemme tell you guys… this one was a doozy to write. Several weeks ago I was doing some worldbuilding and setting development for my WIP trilogy, when it dawned on me that I hadn’t spent much time developing the secondary … Continue reading

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Summoning: An Interactive Mini Series


Over the weekend, I rediscovered a childhood love. Have you ever read one of those choose your own adventure stories? The ones that have a little bit of story, and then a few options for you to choose from, and … Continue reading

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