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Silent Circle Mage Outfits

After drawing a rough version of Enkhaelen’s outfit as a reference for the Book 3 cover, I started thinking about the other Silent Circle mages in my story.  I describe their attire a bit, and mention that robes are the … Continue reading

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Trope Roulette: Colour-Coded For Your Convenience

Nothing to say about Curses, alas, so I’ve decided to do a similar thing to Tough Traveling, except with prompts off of TVTropes. Yes, run away now, all you people who fear getting sucked into that site.  It is one … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Witches

As usual, I’m taking advantage of the Tough Traveling feature at Fantasy Review Barn to talk about a story-related topic.  Unusually though, I don’t have anything from the actual text to highlight — there have been no real witches in … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Necromancy

Today on Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn, we deal with a topic close to my heart: necromancy! It should be no secret that I’m fond of necromancers, because I say it all the dang time.  I have to mention, … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Immortals

Time for another travel-date with Fantasy Review Barn!  This time, the topic is Immortals. Immortals are fairly common in Fantasyland  There are three kinds: 1) Goddesses and Gods, who exist forever unless people stop believing in them. 2) Elves or … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — City of Wizards

I think the only book in the FRB post for today that I’ve read is the Harry Potter series, though I do have Shadow and Bone on my list…somewhere down in the hundred-somethings, perhaps…  No reflection on the book’s perceived … Continue reading

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The Psycher Gene

My last post was all about the pseudoscience of shapeshifting in the world of the War of Memory series.  I remembered shortly afterward, though, that another important talent is closely linked with the skinchanging gene — or rather, with having … Continue reading

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