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- Oh, the places a writer’s mind will go!
- Writers: Watch Your Headlines
- The Immune System’s Role in Longevity
- Lord Vayne – Chapter 4
- Romanian research: What’s in a name?
- Lord Vayne – Chapter 3
- Romanian Research – Vampires
- Lord Vayne – Chapter 2
- Romanian research – Owls
- I’ve joined Web Serial Writing Month
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Category Archives: Character Sketches
For a story I’m working on, I came up with the following concept about magic: There are two kinds of spells – generic and fingerprinted. Only the one who cast the spell can remove a fingerprinted spell. There are only … Continue reading
Once, while we were driving around in Tampa, Fla., a saw a license plate that I immediately jotted down. It was “WUD4OG” … Wood for Og. The idea struck me: Who is Og? This is what I came up with: … Continue reading
I’m not sure when I wrote this, but it was probably in the early 1990s. I’m also not sure why I called her the “easy girl.” I see a lot of me in this description … almost like I took … Continue reading
The idea of a more than two sex species fascinates me. How would that work? On Feb. 14, 1989, I made this attempt: The three sexes: Fé analogous to the female Ma: analogous to the male Fema: a cross between … Continue reading
Sometimes a person I meet will conjure images in my mind. Sometimes it is their name that inspires the image, as it did with Ralis Kahn, who I met at Haunt X (he’s a special effects make-up artist, not much … Continue reading
I wrote a snippet once that had this character in it. The snippet was powerful enough that the character has been bouncing around my head trying to get a story out. I still don’t know her story yet, but I … Continue reading
Torg is a character from my first novel (working title “Patricia Arian Richfield”). His name has an interesting story: In my copy of The Sword of Shannarra, there was a pull out painting of the characters by the Hildebrandt’s in … Continue reading
Sesno Galler is a character from my first novel (working title “Patricia Arian Richfield”). I got his name from my Chemistry teacher in High School — I took the teacher’s name and twisted it around. He was a teacher in … Continue reading
Reluctant hero of the future. Wears a long black trench coat. Uses a sonic weapon in the shape of a crossbow. He doesn’t want to be a hero … he just ends up in the right place at the right … Continue reading