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The Story of Rayn: Chapter 6 Waking Up

The most common question asked around a campfire was, “What were you doing when the lights went out forever?” It was the easiest way to make friends and the most inviting way to talk about memories forgotten. Everybody had their own ideas as to why power stopped everywhere, but no one really [Keep Reading]

Color Your World: Red

Color Your World: Red

    COLOR YOUR WORLD is a series of threads to provide lists of synonyms for different colors. All too often, writers resort to using the same word for a color repeatedly in their writing, leading to a sometimes boring redundancy which can lend itself to making the story uninteresting at [Keep Reading]

The Story of Rayn- Chapter 5: The Wetcats

Chapter 5 – The Wetcats A rumbling stomach from hunger and a stiff chill reminded Fatboy that morning had crept into their makeshift living room campsite and it wanted its share of time in their lives. He reeled slowly from the smoldering wood in the center of the floor and opened his sleepy [Keep Reading]

The Story of Rayn ~ Chapter 4: Living Room Campfire

Chapter 4 – Living Room Campfire The house didn’t creak… because the wet wood was tired. Fatboy and Rayn entered the uninviting darkness of the living room only to feel the tainted air steal their breath away. “Black mold!! Cover your face, Rayn!” said Fatboy while removing one of the [Keep Reading]

Let’s Talk World Building, Bottom-up or Top-Down?

Let’s Talk World Building, Bottom-up or Top-Down?

The definition of world building is – the process of constructing an imaginary world that is coherent and consistent. Basically you are constructing an imaginary world with "coherent qualities such as a history, geography, and ecology." (Wikipedia) You need people, maps, and a back story. [Keep Reading]

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