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J Nyle
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April 2017 Update
Thinking back about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , there is one thing it got me thinking about. While my mindset for the new book has been to write it as a book and not like a video game as was the case with Shining,  there are some checks that h...

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March 2017 Update
So I got to sit down and play through the new Legend of Zelda game, and while there weren't any major story inspirations for me, it did get me to consider the inclusion of side-plots. I probably won't include any thing more than what I've already thought of...

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February 2017 Update
    February has continued the streak of being a busy time for me, but I did manage to write some dialogue for my next book. One of the issues with writing a book is writing good dialogue especially with more than two people. While some TV shows do a good j...

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January 2017 update
I don't have much of an update this month. I can say I am disappointed in that I haven't received an update from my artist and potential publisher. As a result, I am tied of waiting after 6 months and searching for replacements unless I finally hear back. O...

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Universe Plan
With the release of the new Star Wars movie, and one that explicitly does not center on a Skywalker, I figured you might be interested in what my plans for writing Neostriker are. Specifically if I intend to follow the same approach as Lucas did in centerin...

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November 2016 Update
Progress has been slow, but it is moving. It appears the artist who agreed to do the art for the book got busy with a local art competition (hopefully he won). In the meantime, I finally heard back from an editor at a publisher I sent the book to. Sounds pr...

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What makes a Good Story?
People love to hear a good story, but what makes a story great? Over time, established classics are soon considered overrated. Some people try to claim they are great because they were the first to try something. However, others will claim that more recent ...

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Planning a Story
When you start to write a book, there are a few approaches you can take. You can write as you go, plan it all out ahead of time, or a mixture of the two. Generally, my practice had been write as you go and let the plot develop itself. Shining followed that ...

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Story and Philosophy
If you have read my stories and that of N. D. Moharo's , you might have noticed that the former is influence by the latter and vice versa. This relationship between storytelling and philosophy is quite amazing and natural. Stories often convey ideas and the...

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Change in Update Schedule
Dear Readers,     Due to a change in priorities and circumstances, I've changing my update schedule to be once a month instead of bi-weekly. I'm still working on getting Shining published, but that's taking a bit more time than I thought. I wanted it done b...
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