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Hannibal Vs. The Joker: Fantasy Fight, Episode three

Hannibal Vs. The Joker: Fantasy Fight, Episode three

BANG! A second psychiatrist slumped to the ground, her poker hand falling from her fingers and revealing the three of a kind she hadn’t even had a chance to lay on the table before the Joker pulled the trigger. The clown’s hand lay in a haphazard mess before him, a 2 of clubs, a 6 [Keep Reading]

Point Of View: Writing in First Person

Point Of View: Writing in First Person

When writing fiction, an author has to choose which point of view the story will be presented in. First person is the manner of telling the story from the view-point of one of the characters in the story. Interestingly, it is unnecessary for this character to be the protagonist or main character, [Keep Reading]

Leather and Metal: What Does Your World Smell Like?

Leather and Metal: What Does Your World Smell Like?

The point of noting these smells is this....We smell things such as this all the time and take them for granted. Yet the combination of these things all contributes to experiences and memories. We need to be able to accurately depict a given situation or scene that we are writing about. All the [Keep Reading]

RESEARCH RESOURCES: Bread and Beer: Staples in the fictional food place.

RESEARCH RESOURCES: Bread and Beer: Staples in the fictional food place.

Its pretty hard to write a story without food coming up SOMEWHERE in the telling of it. It almost always (at least in the fantasy and gothic genre’s) involves a tavern or an inn and the meal invariably involves bread. Most of the time it is simply called bread, occasionally it is [Keep Reading]

What’s the Special? Creating a realistic Tavern or Inn for your story.

What’s the Special? Creating a realistic Tavern or Inn for your story.

You are writing a Fiction/Fantasy/Sci-Fi story. Obviously your characters will need to eat, and aren't always going to be eating at home. So likely you are going to create some sort of social center that serves food; A tavern, perhaps, or an Inn or Bar. This will bring up some details that you will [Keep Reading]

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