Category Archives: Worldbuilding

Book 3 Cover Process #4 — Complete!

Previously, on the Neverending Cover Art Saga: And now for the exciting finale!

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Book 3 Cover Process #3

Previously, on the Saga of the Cover Art:

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Obsessive Character Creation Disorder 2: The Gods

So I’ve been tinkering around with the Rinmaru games some more because I can’t help myself, and decided to create a bunch of characters I haven’t worked on in ages — not since the last cartoony character-creator I got sucked … Continue reading

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Book 3 Maps

Getting ready to assemble the book now, which means maps!  Or…well, a map.  Unlike Book 2, when I did a large split-map because the characters were ranging all across the Imperial Heartlands, this time I think there will be just … Continue reading

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Book 3 Cover Process #2

It’s been a long time on this one.  I’ve mentioned it before, but my artist had it rough this year, and now it’s allergy season and we’re both being whomped.  The cover still isn’t done, but it’s progressed enough for … Continue reading

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Obsessive Character Creation Disorder

I have a problem. I really, really, REALLY like character creator programs.  Heck, I keep a couple MMOs loaded on my computer just because I use their character creation options to help me visualize my protagonists. I’ve also watched a … Continue reading

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Things I Have Researched

In detailing my world and writing, I do a lot of research.  I’m a library worker at my Day Job, so I have good access to a lot of sources of in-depth exploration, but there are some questions out there … Continue reading

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The Halion Tarot #1: Crowns

One of the things I built for my writing world was its own variant tarot deck.  Very, very variant.  Because my world has a love of the number six, the deck has six suits instead of four — corresponding to … Continue reading

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Monday Music: Assemblage 23 – Decades (v2)

Assemblage 23 – Decades (v2), from the album Meta.  Synthpop. I’ve used Assemblage 23 before, I know, and this particular song doesn’t have relevance to the current story, but it’s one of my favorites from this band and heavily influential … Continue reading

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Status Update and Paperdolls

Before I start throwing end-of-the-year posts around, I figured I’d give a small update.  Book 3 is still chugging along with the rewrite; I’m four sections from finishing the 34th chapter (of 36), but since this is all combat, those … Continue reading

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