Tag: Modern Fantasy

Lock Picking 101

Lock Picking 101

Following the trend of catching up with characters I haven’t written in awhile, it’s been absolute ages since we heard from Silkfoot! Silkfoot can be hard to write in short form because he’s usually working on plots among plots. His stories often need to be written in layers, and it’s hard to weave those layers …

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Characters Won’t Always Do What You Want

Characters Won’t Always Do What You Want

Characters are fickle creatures. They’ll waltz into your stories, demand more than you ever intended to give them, and linger long after you’ve finished writing about them. Mine like to whisper extra tidbits about their lives, which I use for writing prompt responses. Characters get away with all this because they’re a critical component of …

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She is Known

She is Known

This is my final (for now) attempt at a describe your character twice (once to fall in love and once to be repelled). I went back to writing from a different character’s perspective because I thought it worked better. I actually think this might be the weakest of the three (odd since you’d think I’d …

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Who Should I Be Today?

Who Should I Be Today?

This is something of a call-back to the first prompt I ever wrote (which starts with the same line). I thought it would make an interesting juxtaposition since Cazella and Silkfoot achieve basically the same thing via two drastically different methods. Cazella makes herself into the person she thinks others want her to be by …

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Letters from Liara

Letters from Liara

Awhile back, in response to the prompt I did the right thing, I wrote a little story about Domerin rescuing a teenage girl from a human trafficking ring, though the effort cost a fellow soldier his life. I really liked that little story. The more I thought about it, the more I thought he would …

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A Different Battlefield

A Different Battlefield

This is just a sweet little scene I put together to showcase the nature of Domerin, Crescent and Rose’s relationship and how they deal with people who don’t understand it. . . . Guards were a normal sight around the palace. Usually they faded into the background, forgotten or ignored, a regular piece of the …

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