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Trope Roulette: My Instincts Are Showing

It’s been a while, but I’m ready for a second installment of Trope Roulette!  The idea is to visit that evil time-sink of a site, TVTropes, and hit the Random button until I find something I can talk about.  This … 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 — Companions

A bit late this week, but I got nabbed to do actual Social Things last night when normally I would have been hammering out a post, so!  I’m not terribly social on my own, and therefore must take the opportunity … 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 — Shapeshifting

Now this one, I can do! Once again, I’m taking a cue from Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn and babbling about one of the tropes in my writing, as identified in Diana Wynne Jones’ satiric take on fantasy worlds.  … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Northern Barbarians

In this installment of Tough Traveling, I’ll be talking a bit about a culture that has had a lot of impact on the main setting of my story — but all externally.  What trope is this?  It’s the Northern Barbarians! … 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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