Tag Archive | story

Weekend Writing Warriors- /#8sunday/09-06-2015: Grumble, Grumble, Grumble


Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. This weekend snippet comes from a new project I am working on. Yes, I know, too many projects, too little time. This time around a young adventurer seeks to rid a nearby village of the evil that plagues it by traveling into a nearby […]

Weekend Roundup: August 31 – September 6


Tweet of the Day: “We Have Always Fought’; Challenging the ‘Women, Cattle and Slaves’ Narrative” ——- Fall is here. The mornings are cooler, the afternoons are still steamy. The kids are back in school, the traffic jams just got worse. There been a lot of screaming on the internet, from abuse hurdle at female critics/developers, […]

Weekened Roundup: May 11-17


  Tweet of the Day: Short Story Released – “Iron Roses” ——- Few things lift my spirit like looking back at the week and see it populated with posts. It may not seem like much, but you it feels like a little victory none the less. Oh and the sun came out and brought with […]

TV Tropes Monday: Gameplay and Story Segregation


Tweet of the Day:  Vampire Viziers of Medieval Europe ——- This trope is brought to you by me. What I mean to say is that I have been thinking about this particular trope for a very long time. The idea that this exists at all in this current generation of games baffles the mind. More […]

Space for Rent: James Bonding


Tweet of the Day: Faces on the Wall ——— This is a post that blends video games with social commentary. You have been warned. Okay, here we go. Certain video game studios, like EA’s BioWare, are known for the emphasis on story in their game. As part of that emphasis they have included the chance […]

Lessons from the Aether: Elantris and How to Manage Multiple POVs


  Tweet of the Day: Should You Ever Redeem Your Bad Guys? ——- Elantris is Brandon Sanderson’s debut epic fantasy novel and an excellent example of how to handle multiple POVs. Each of the three POV characters (Crown Prince Raoden, Princess Sarene and Priest Hrathen) do the following: Move the story forward, be it the […]

TV Tropes Monday: The Woman in White


  Tweet of the Day: Writing The White Cliffs ——– This trope is all about color, specifically the color white. I am not going to write about that. Yes, really. I am going to write about color. Color, specially when done in monochromatic way, i.e. a figure or object endowed with a single (usually primary) […]