Archive | September 2011

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Severus the Rogue: Mon Badonicus

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 […]

October 2011 Blog Chain: Somethings Dark and Dangerous This Way Come

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 […]

Necessary Heroes: Issue 1- Due to the Dead

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 […]

The Call of Prophecy

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 […]

TV Tropes Monday: The Five Man Band

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: […]

Sunday Tweet: Character Trait-Loyalty

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 […]

Weekend Update: September 18-24 with 50% more fanfic!

Tweet of the Day: The Big Sexy Problem with Superheroines and Their ‘Liberated Sexuality’ ——– This was the week of ending and near endings. Wizards’ World War Season 1 drew to a close. It felt a bit rushed, I know, and I’ll have to revised in the near future, but my gut told me that […]

Short Story Fridays: Severus the Rogue- Silver Mining

Tweet of the Day: Dianaes – Part Two ——- 15 – 17 ——- The fora. A familiar place. But this time around it was not I who faced judgment but the men who tried to send me to my death and failed. A score of survivors regaled the assembly with tales of horror. The surge […]

Love Triangles: Love vs. Lust

Tweet of the Day: The Naming Trend ——– Today I write another post about a pet peeve of mine: love triangles. Yes, this is not the first time I write about the subject, but last time I flayed around the central problem. It is not about Love vs. Romance but Love vs. Lust. And they […]

Wizards’ World War: Dispatch 24- Ghost Dance

Tweet of the Day: 7 Wonders of the Natural World-Part II ——– Intro – 23 ——– Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, November 27, 6:38 a.m. “I am Special Agent Kowal, Federal Bureau of Investigations and I am here to serve warrants for the arrests of–” John Carlos Mendoza breath bloomed in long streams of […]