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Fantasy Review: Beastborne Chronicles by James T. Callum (ongoing)

Title: The Beastborn Chronicles (First Two Books) Author: James T. Callum Location of book: https://amzn.to/3llIVyR (kindle only) Review Score: 20/10/20/10/10= 70/100 Difference between a litRPG and progressive fantasy: https://abnormalvaverage.com/2020/10/24/reviews-and-a-new-genre/ Creativity: 20 (-5 for crazy-long expositions) Plot: 10 (-10 for cutoffs that cause frustration. -5 for random subplots that go nowhere) Dialogue: […]

Quicklist- LitRPG Fantasy

LitRPG, short for Literary Role Playing Game, is a literary genre combining the conventions of computer RPGs with science-fiction and fantasy novels.[1] The term is a neologism introduced in 2013. The above is taken from the wikipedia page found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LitRPG Ever further does my teaching experience influence this blog. Maybe I should just lean into the fact that I like writing […]

Kindle and Goodreads

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with one of my students, as well as one of my fellow amateur writers, about the value of a kindle and it’s associated functionality in goodreads. The kindle(or an e-reader), while not a paper book, is one of the best inventions a writer […]

Creation(New Book) Synopsis

Walker Rohe was just another anxiety-riddled American until he stumbled into a flea-ridden homeless man on the street. After profuse apologies, the stranger offered Walker something he’d never heard of… a pocket world. Now, thrown into a brightly colored dungeon of mystery, Walker has to figure out how to survive […]

Creation (New Book)

Journal Entry #1: This Journal is the ownership of the great and powerful Walker Rohe. I’m writing this with a hope in my heart, that I can dispel a plague of anxiety that follows me everywhere I go. I had this woman, some psychiatrist, tell me I need to have […]

Royal Road and Fiverr for Writers

So I stumbled upon a few websites in the last week or so. Both of these can help potential writers and thus I’m placing it within the category of writing tips and discovery. Fiverr: Fiverr is a website wherein you look through an artists body of work and decide, based […]

Initial Chapter 1

The following is my initial chapter 1 of The Boy and the Stick. I’m considering a partial rework for a better flow at the beginning, and making chapter two a bit faster. I’ve found that if I’m not excited to write this portion of the book, this portion of the […]