Tag Archives: writing fantasy

Why I Plan to be a Hybrid Author

currently playing on my laptop: Lose Yourself by Eminem As an active member of the SCBWI Midsouth crew (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), I have long been deeply entrenched in the traditional side of publishing. For those not … Continue reading

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#amrevising: My Favorite Techniques

now playing on my laptop: Kill v. Maim by Grimes Are you revising? Me too!  Yeah so it can be tough. Verra (use Jamie Fraser voice) tough, sassenach. Here are some of my favorite ways to get to the root of … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding: Create a Historical Background

currently playing on my laptop: Cruel World by Phantogram Recently, Tehlor Kinney (@tehlorkay) tweeted about the importance of worldbuilding with careful consideration to the background on such cultural topics as food, clothing, and so forth. It was a great thread … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding Info Sheet for Writers

currently playing on my laptop: Unsteady by X Ambassadors Happy Sunday, all!! I made something for you! When you sketch out a new setting for a fantasy novel, you may want to get the nitty gritties down on paper. These … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Action Scenes, Part IV

It’s Saturday! Time for some writing tips! Today I go over some basic stick fighting (escrima Filipino stick fighting) that you may want to use in your next action scene. I hope you enjoy it!

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Writing Action Scenes, Part III

So yeah, I made this and forgot to post it here. Alas, I am human. 😉 This video goes over how trained folks move versus untrained. Take a look if you want to make your characters believable with regards to … Continue reading

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InstaLove Exists

currently playing on my laptop: You Should Know Where I’m Coming From by Banks You know the term Insta-Love or maybe instalove. It’s when two characters see one another and either immediately or pretty shortly thereafter fall completely in loooovvveee. … Continue reading

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