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Tweet of the Day: Forever ——– 17 ——– The mountain rested between two sheets of fog. Wisps flew about the rounded summit in the early morning gloom, while at the base the a slower current broke against the hedgerows that separated it from the farmland. The dying embers of a dozen campfires glowed within the […]
Tweet of the Day: A Trip to the Moon ——- October is just around the corner and as the nights get longer in the Northern Hemisphere, the dark gets deeper and our thoughts wonder to places at the edge of our nightmares. While I’m not a fan of horror, I do like a good mystery […]
Tweet of the Day: Dream a Little Dream – But Not in Your Fiction ——– Issues: Intro – No.2 ——– “She still dead you know. I don’t expect that will change anytime soon,” said a voice over my shoulder. I ignored it. My fingers traced the gold lettering on the crypt. Mia Knowles, 2003-2024, May […]
Tweet of the Day: Monday Motivation: Industrial Decay ——- I like prophecies (at least in fiction). They make for great story telling frames. They are an easy way to establish The Call to Adventure. Nothings beats a prophecy when it comes to raising the stakes. It’s not just a master less mercenary saving the snooty […]
Tweet of the Day: Advice to the Reader: Genre is Dead ——– What happens when you have more than three heroes on the page/screen? You end up with the Five Man Band. And yes, I know that 4 comes after three. This is a trope people! Flexibility is the key (most of the time). It’s: […]
Tweet of the Day: Character Trait Entry: Loyal ——– Loyalty is a binary character trait. It is composed of the Object to whom loyalty is conferred and the Subject who confers said loyalty. The question that arises is when looking at these two parts is what inspires the connection between them. This appears in two […]