Tag Archives: The Sacred Key

The Land of the Dead

In my current novel, there is a door which, they say, leads to the land of the dead. If you look here, you’ll get an idea of just how popular this idea was in mythology all over the world. It … Continue reading

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The Troublesome Subplot Dilemma

I’m trying to get back to writing and blogging after taking almost a month off (the previous three blog posts were written before that time and sceduled to post automatically). Besides a week out of town, a lot of the … Continue reading

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The Villain’s Spell

I had a dream a while back about a sorcerer who tried to cast an evil spell of apathy on a town. The really interesting thing about this dream is that is was a musical. The sorcerer cast a mind-controlling … Continue reading

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Yo-yo Fantasy and the Secret

I wrote before about differences between what I called “Superpowers” type fantasy and “mysterious and wonderful” type fantasy. Just now, I was reading here about the difference between high fantasy and low fantasy. Basically, it says high fantasy takes place … Continue reading

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Writing From Dreams part 2

My novel, The Sacred Key was based on a couple dreams I had. In my previous post, I mentioned that, in writing the story, I tried to convey the feeling I got from the dream to the reader. (Whether I … Continue reading

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Silliness in My Veins

I mentioned in a comment that in my next post I was going to try to explain further how I write based on dream(s). I lied. That post will come, but this isn’t it. And now for something completely different. … Continue reading

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Writing from Dreams

I wrote before about how my recent novel, The Sacred Key was heavily inspired by a couple dreams (which helped a lot in writing the first draft for the novel-in-a-month challenge). Dreams make for good inspiration for stories. In fact, … Continue reading

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