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The Magic of Magic-making

By   J. F. Lewis   One of the best parts about working in a world of one's own creation is the ability to populate it with cool new powers and abilities. Not just monsters and magic, but the rules … Continue reading

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Calling All Fangs

By J. F. Lewis If you have been paying even a little bit of attention to my various feeds, you know that BURNED: A VOID CITY NOVEL is out today. And today or at least this week is when I … Continue reading

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The Doom That Came to Underpants

By J. F. Lewis   So, the title of this blog (inspired by the title of a H.P Lovecraft short story) really doesn’t mean anything. It does however make me smile and, to a certain extent, that is what writing … Continue reading

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A Resurgence of Baddassery

By J. F. Lewis It is official, my dysfunctional, murderous, and sometimes noble (but not too noble) vampires are of their way back to a bookshelf or ereader near you. In this volume, Eric has a plan that just might … Continue reading

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Antagonist or Protagonist

By J. F. Lewis In most good stories there are protagonists and antagonists (often but not always, a main one of each), but in some of my favorite tales, it’s hard to say whether or not the characters filling those … Continue reading

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The Transliterated, Translated, and Transatlantic Vampire

BY J. F. Lewis     You can’t use the F-word in Italian.      Not the way we do it in American English. In English, we can have our characters drop the F bomb in all sorts of creative … Continue reading

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Vampires and Chocolate!

FWoC started as a blog post about how the vampires in my Void City series can’t eat and how that has driven them to participate in a sort of voyeuristic eating where they make humans dine on what they, the … Continue reading

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Life Happens and ya gotta roll with it…

By J. f. Lewis Almost everyone has heard the song “Don’t Stop Believe’n”. And there are many days that is what writing is all about. If you’re a Pantser, like me, you believe that all the little things you are … Continue reading

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Natural Assumptions (Time Traveling Vampires and Comics?)

By J. F. Lewis In short, don’t forget to make them when you are world building or plotting. That’s it. You can go home. Lesson learned. No? Okay. For example: (spoilers for those of you following Flashpoint: Batman). In the … Continue reading

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Relationships that Matter

By J. F. Lewis As a series progresses, it’s interesting for me to see which relationships flourish and which ones don’t. For readers of Joe Abercrombie’s First Law series (spoilers ahead) the relationship between Ferro and Logen is one that … Continue reading

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