Monthly Archives: March 2017

Stuck in the Game = Amazon Best Seller?

One last thing before I go…

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199 followers… perfect time for a break!

With two books down and another in a completely different series on the way, I thought now was the perfect time to do a course on script writing. Because what better way to celebrate getting my work out there than by … Continue reading

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LitRPG Podcast: Back in the Game Review

Review Starts: 22 minutes in

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In Defense of LitRPG

After telling a friend about the LitRPG genre, he asked me, “Why would anyone read a book about someone playing a game when they could just play a game themselves?” This friend was a pretty passionate gamer, for a while it … Continue reading

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What’s in a Fantasy First Arc?

TL;DR: The first arc of a fantasy story should create a bridge between the character and the conflict. Whether a bridge between character and conflict happens in the first chapter or the third or the fifth, as soon as the … Continue reading

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What’s in a Fantasy First Chapter?

(House cleaning tip from Adam over at Write Thoughts on the Fantasy Prologue post: Prologues aren’t always necessary for a hero’s tale, but if included, should come out of necessity, less it slows down the story.) TL;DR: The first chapter is generally where … Continue reading

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What’s in a Fantasy Prologue?

TL;DR: A prologue isn’t always necessary for a hero’s tale, but if included, should come out of necessity, less it slows down the narration. It should also attempt to encapsulate the essence of the story. The story of a new hero should … Continue reading

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