Monthly Archives: January 2014

  1. Case Studies in Villainy Part 1: Evil or Stupid?


    January 31, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I have an unhealthy obsession with controversial news articles. As a writer and a preternaturally curious person whose drug of …
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  2. Writers as Magicians Part 2: Writing is a Performance


    January 28, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    In my last post I listed Five Reasons Why Writers are Magicians, but today let’s go a step further and …
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  3. Five Reasons Why Writers are Magicians


    January 27, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    1. Writers are Conjurers. Writers create new people, new places, new technologies, new creatures, whole new worlds all with the …
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  4. Muse Management and Flawed Characters


    January 15, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    You ever have those days where you think your muse has gone off the deep end? Mine likes to bombard …
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  5. Writing is Weird and so are my Google searches


    January 11, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I laughed out loud yesterday in response to Kristen Lamb’s post You Know You’re a Writer When…. You should stop by …
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  6. The Tough Chick in Modern Fantasy: Sexist?


    January 10, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I had intended for today’s post to discuss common themes or character models in modern fantasy that might be considered …
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  7. Debate with the Squirrels: Sexism in Fantasy


    January 8, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Strap on your armor and sharpen your swords, it’s Controversial Topic Time! Sexism in Fantasy Oh yeah, we’re going there. …
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