Do we care about villain backstories?

Preorders for The Daughter of Dragons is coming soon. Enter the wildlands as Melisaria Blackfang encounters a dragon with a disturbing sickness, one that could bring about the end of dragon kind, unless she can master her Dragonspeaker powers in time. My current novella, City of Kaiju, is available now in paperback on Amazon and …

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Writing About Sensitive And Controversial Topics

My first novella, City of Kaiju, is finally out! Available through Amazon and Books2Read. You can see a preview of the very first chapter here. Help support a fresh new author with a fantastic read this summer. I have also launched a Patreon to fund myself and future projects for you guys to read. You …

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The Whole Chuck Wendig Issue

Join The Silver Claw Inn Newsletter and get mini-progress updates and previews to upcoming works. I may even throw a mini-story or two featuring my characters above. Who knows? Don't forget, the inn is always open. Despite dropping the typical Tuesday blog post, I’ll still do reactionary posts like this. I do have a few …

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Stories I’d Love To See More Of

Join The Silver Claw Inn Newsletter and get mini-progress updates and previews to upcoming works. I may even throw a mini-story or two featuring my characters above. Who knows? Don't forget, the inn is always open. I’ve reviewed a few stories where I look at it and say “I wish I could see more of …

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Talking About Tropes: The Problem With Playing Narrative Games (And How We Could Fix It)

Talking About Tropes is a series where I talk about storytelling tropes and my thoughts on them. I also talk about certain tropes related to my works and why I used them for that specific story. Today, I discuss how we can improve games that rely on narrative storytelling. I love a good story. Video …

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Talking About Tropes – More Thoughts On Diversity And Representation In Fiction

Talking About Tropes is a series where I talk about storytelling tropes and my thoughts on them. I also talk about certain tropes related to my works and why I used them for that specific story. Today, I talk more about representation in media, and how we can still improve. Talking About Tropes - More …

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Talking About Tropes: Why Marvel Should Consider Making Original Heroes for the MCU

Talking About Tropes is a series where I talk about storytelling tropes and my thoughts on them. I also talk about certain topics in media and take part in discussions about topical and sometimes sensitive issues. Today, I discuss why Marvel should consider making original superheroes for their Cinematic Universe. Talking About Tropes: Why Marvel …

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