Xlibris Reviews| A Net of Dawn and Bones

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Reviews| A Net of Dawn and Bones

Urban Fantasy, the genre where elements of the everyday and the fantastical interact and even clash, has experienced somewhat of an oversaturation of late. With some exceptions, a majority of urban fantasy has a tendency towards feeling the same. Such genre pieces as ‘vampire ran nightclubs’ or ‘werewolf street gangs’ have a bad habit of […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Vampires in Fiction Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Vampires in Fiction

Xlibris Publishing returns to share writing tips on Vampires in Fiction.   Vampires with Limitations It is important to establish what limitations and weaknesses vampires in your setting have. This serves three purposes. Firstly it serves a narrative purpose, ensuring your vampires do not appear invincible and thus boring. Unless you are using a vampire […]

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Old Fashioned Monsters Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Old Fashioned Monsters

Xlibris Publishing returns with Old Fashioned Monsters, this time focusing on the horrid undead. Many human cultures and societies across the world have an aversion or hesitance regarding the dead. Why else do many cemeteries have walls, but to keep grave robbers outside and residents inside? The undead embody the idea of something that should […]

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