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Foreshadowing

Within a chapter, foreshadowing is essential. I’ve have a revision pass I call “That can’t happen — it happened.” I think it helps to frame the issue this way so I can be sure the start of the chapter sets up the end of the chapter.

Critiques and Beta Readers

Starting here: https://critique.org/critters/.

This seems to be a potentially helpful group. This means I'm on the hook to do critiques. Once I’ve got a sense of how it works and what to expect, I'll submit a few chapters for comments.

World-Building Nuance — Coinage of the Realm

In the far, far olden days of 1st edition (“Basic”) Dungeons and Dragons, 10 gold pieces weighed a pound. It was simple. It involved a handy round-off from troy ounces (which are 12 to the pound.) …

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