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Elysian Chronicles Fun Facts: How “Rumpelstiltskin” Influenced the Development of Cragdern’s Gnomes

Part of using familiar archetypes in any novel is making them your own. When I began developing my gnomes and their culture, I wanted to give them a few weaknesses we didn’t often read about in fairy takes and folklore … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 3 – Plot: Your Story’s Skeleton

A week ago, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, I’ve been writing a series of blog posts about how I go about my personal writing process. So far, we’ve … Continue reading

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