E.M.A. Timar
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1902, 2018

Author Toolbox: Character Creation-Crystallizing Your Characters

By |February 19th, 2018|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , , , |22 Comments

One of the quintessential steps for my concept creation came from a fill-in character sheet for Dungeons & Dragons. Stuffed in a corner underneath a large section letting you describe your character’s appearance, there [...]

1501, 2018

Author Toolbox: Character Creation – From Meeple to People

By |January 15th, 2018|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , , , |31 Comments

I have never loved the perfect hero. The old-school heroes like Superman felt too good to be true. I blame my brothers, of course, for my issues with the pure protagonist.  My first RPG [...]

301, 2018

IWSG- Shooting for the Moon- Goal setting in 2018

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Life, Writing|Tags: , , , , |13 Comments

Created by Alex J. Cavanaugh, the IWSG's purpose is to share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer [...]

1809, 2017

Author Toolbox: Character Creation- Building from Clichés

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , , , |26 Comments

Over years of playing role-playing games, I have interacted with a gamut of players and their characters. It let me see vastly different personalities acted out and character backgrounds I would have never conceived [...]