(Originally posted on Patreon)
Since it is October, I have been wanting to write something Halloween-themed. Then I remembered that I had written a rough draft for a short story about a man being hunted by a vampire. Now, I had written this a long time ago for a series of vampire novels I had conceived of. This particular story, however, was more of a standalone for the world that I had started to create and was more an exercise in trying to write a story that would convey dread and fear that happened to include a vampire which I titled Hunted Under the Light of the Moon.
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(Originally posted on Patreon)
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So I know that I have been wanting to blog on a consistent basis, but that continues to elude me right now as life continues to throw curveballs at me. In episode 14 of the Knight Writer Podcast, I will talk about some of those problems but, for now, this is the companion piece to episode where I will talk about Creating Dialogue for “Forget Me Not, Father.”
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Aspiring author Sean D Knight discusses the importance of public libraries and how they are still a writer’s most valuable resource. Especially for new and struggling writers. Whether it is to research topics for your book, learn new things, or even to promote and sell your book.
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Aspiring author Sean D Knight is invited to guest on the Fanfiction Contempt Theater 9001 twitch stream to talk about his attempts at fanfiction and answer some questions about himself. Things get pretty wild as the show progresses from interview session to critiquing bad fanfiction.
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Right now I am in my third week at a new job where I lay down commercial tile and carpet for businesses. It has been an interesting experience to say the least, though a taxing one. The impact on my body has been immediate. Sore shoulders, stiff back, sore shins, and sore hands. The sore hands was not something I expected, which has made it even more of a pain to do any typing. Right now, as I adjust to the job, lack of free time, and the pain, I find myself so physically exhausted when I get home that I can not bring myself to do any writing.
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In this week’s episode, aspiring author Sean D Knight revisits the topic of Worldbuilding and delves even deeper into the subject. Additional examples are provided from his own work-in-progress to show how he is trying to balance the introduction of physical and cultural settings unique to his world
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The Cry of a Child
A little girl runs through the streets
A small bundle clutched to her chest
Houses on fire,
Rubble all around
Everywhere around her a mess
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