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Monica Valentinelli
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Writer of stories, games, and comics. Visit my website at http://booksofm.com or sign-up for my newsletter at: http://eepurl.com/cuQOVf
Writer of stories, games, and comics. Visit my website at http://booksofm.com or sign-up for my newsletter at: http://eepurl.com/cuQOVf

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Thanks to +Meredith Gerber, Make Art Not War 2017 Challenge participants now have badges we can use! You can find the badges and a link to my brand new RedBubble store on my blog here: http://www.booksofm.com/2017/02/manw-badges-and-my-redbubble-store.html

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Hey folks, I'm teaching a class with +K Tempest Bradford on writing inclusive games and registration is now open. If you or someone you know is interested in a blog post about why representation in games matters, please give me a shout! http://writingtheother.com/writing-inclusive-games/

Creative types, we need to make national holiday to celebrate those who support us. What do we call it? And, what day should it be?

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I've talked to some folks that are having a hard time making art, and today's post offers some tough love. http://www.booksofm.com/2017/01/on-not-making-art.html

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I am pleased to announce that Writing the Other Sans Fail, which I'll be teaching with +K Tempest Bradford, is now open to registration. The class description and more details are available on this link: http://www.booksofm.com/2017/01/writing-the-other-sans-fail-registration-now-available.html

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I sat down with Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble to talk about adventure writing in yesterday's Dragon Talk podcast. Inspired, I developed a D&D-influenced creative prompt to concoct an adventure or a story, too.

“Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito speak to Monica Valentinelli, a prolific creative writer with heavy involvement in all forms of D&D from adventure writing to running and playing games with new players. In Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett and Chris Perkins jump into the Yawning Portal.”

http://www.booksofm.com/2017/01/my-dragon-talk-appearance-and-a-dd-inspired-creative-prompt.html

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Today marks the first check-in for my #makeartnotwar2017 challenge. In this post, I tell you how I"m doing, offer some tips on sticking with it, and dive into my thoughts on making art as an act of protest. I also provide two creative prompts as well.

http://www.booksofm.com/2017/01/manw-check-in-making-art-as-an-act-of-protest-and-two-prompts.html

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I'm teaming up with +K Tempest Bradford to teach a writing class to create diverse characters in RPGs. The class description is now live, and registration will begin on January 7th. Space is limited. http://writingtheother.com/writing-inclusive-games/
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