will give glimpses into the demons, her character Vicky Vaughn will exterminate on her blog, There are three main kinds of demons: Drudes: Dream-demons that cause nightmares so they can feed on the victim’s fear. Eidolons: Guilt demons. Harpies: Revenge demons. People sometimes pay sorcerers to conjure Harpies and send them against their enemies.
Nancy is also compiling these post at Deadtown 101 where she gives you a glimpse into Welsh Mythology: The Mabinogi
Foreshadowing vs. Telegraphing Today I thought I'd talk about an aspect of novel-crafting that I don't see addressed very often, even though I deal with it all the time when editing novels. It's the technique of foreshadowing and its black-sheep cousin, telegraphing.
Writer's Digest e-newsletter Hooked unravels the mystery of bad beginnings. It reveals the most common mistake writers make (not trusting the reader's intelligence) and the most effective way to begin a story (an inciting incident).
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I belong to this fantastic writer’s group called Sweet Hearts of the Rodeo and the group can be found at Writers University, which I have been a lifelong member since the late 90’s.
This is an intense study group that involves the reading and discussion of short stories as well as articles and books on craft. It is not for beginners. The focus is on literary and mainstream short stories, and the work requires a commitment of many hours a week. Word count is 1,500 to 6,500.