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Daylight Writing #8: Scaling Superpowers

So, going off of last week’s power topic, today, we’re gonna be talking about power scaling. That is, when your characters get an increase in skill and badassery, they have to fight or meet people who can generally match them. Otherwise, well, there’ll be no concern whether or not they’re gonna win the next fight.… Continue reading Daylight Writing #8: Scaling Superpowers

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Daylight Writing #7: Superpowers

So, let’s talk a bit about powers. And for the record, I don’t mean political powers, or Austin Powers, or even horsepower (more on that later). Instead, what I want to talk about is superpowers. We all know the tales of Superman and his amazing/OP set, how Spider-Man can sense danger, how Son Goku can… Continue reading Daylight Writing #7: Superpowers

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Daylight Writing #6: LGBTQ Characters

Alright, today’s article is gonna be a special one. You might even say it’s queer. Now, at first you might think that LGBT is some kind of sandwich, like the BLT, but it’s not. LGBT is an initialism standing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. Sometimes its expanded to LGBTQ, and the Q, in this… Continue reading Daylight Writing #6: LGBTQ Characters

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Mastering the Art of Staying Home!

These are some pretty scary times right now with the threat of the COVID-19 virus going around. Unfortunately, we are all at risk, and it affects us all. I know for me, I can get pretty overwhelmed with all the social media and news surrounding the virus. Sometimes, we need to turn our devices off,… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Staying Home!

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New Book Explores Challenges of Being a Female Game Producer (Guest Post)

In 2016, when I started writing Loathe at First Sight, a workplace romantic comedy about a female Korean-American producer who works in the video game industry, I had the full intention of writing a lighthearted romp. One of my best friends is a producer at a large, well-known game developer and she led an all-male… Continue reading New Book Explores Challenges of Being a Female Game Producer (Guest Post)

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Daylight Writing #4: The Five-Man Band

Alright, time to break away from the sole hero to the quirky group. I’m talking about the power rangers, the teenage mutant ninja turtles, team RWBY, the monk and his disciples, the five-man band... and so much more. Bonus points if they are actually a band. This group is for when you need a little… Continue reading Daylight Writing #4: The Five-Man Band

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Daylight Writing #3: Protagonist Archetypes

It’s number three, and that is the number of archetypes we’ll be looking at today! Or, more specifically, the number of protagonist archetypes. Yep, we’re not done with the protag yet, but I promise, we’re nearly there! Anyway, this may come as a surprise to you, but there is more than one way to have… Continue reading Daylight Writing #3: Protagonist Archetypes