Tag Archive | DnD

Tales from the D&D Table: Not the Best Man for the Job.


  Tweet of the Day: Why Characters Need Choices in Fiction  “You’re going to be late,” Liandra said, her nose buried in her book. I adjusted my pantaloons, “I will not be late. I am never late.” “Just like you were not late for Da and Ma anniversary?” she asked. I tucked in my shirt, […]

TV Tropes Monday: The Paladin


    Tweet of the Day: Wasted Youth  The Paladin, that staple of modern fantasy stories and video games, thanks in large part to our old friend, D&D. The Paladin is a heroic champion of good, nearly incorruptible (we will get to that later), fighting the worse evil can offer with a stout heart secured […]

My Story? I Got a Million of Them!


    Tweet of the Day:  Musings on HBO Westworld Episode One   My story? I got a million of them! Should I tell you about the child of the handsome elven ranger and the saucy daughter of a gentry farmer? Or perhaps the one about laughing rogue who stole the heart of a pretty […]

Lessons from the Aether: The Gygaxyan Lens


  Tweet of the Day:  Why Are We Still Whitewashing Characters?  ——- The multiple incarnations of Dungeons and Dragons serve and continue to serve as inspirations for many writers in and beyond the Speculative Fiction sphere. But why? There are many reasons why I think Dave Anderson and Gary Gygax creation has such a powerful […]

Kingmaker: Atreius’ Diary


Tweet of the Day: First Mentor: The Social Media Jedi of WANATribe, Kristen Lamb ——– Waterday, Richfest, 599 CY Rita knows, she always knows. And that mischievous grin hasn’t left her face the whole day. Sure I came in late last night, or early this morning, blast the dogs for waking the whole house up, […]

Absolute Write Novermber 2012 Blog Chain: National Mock Review Month


Tweet of the Day: What is Science Fiction for? ——- Starting Date: Monday, November 5, 2012 Open to all forum members, even after it starts! This month’s prompt: NaMoReMo (National Mock Review Month) In the spirit of NaNoWriMo, write a mock review of a writing project that you have done or would like to do. […]