Writing

Writing a Skeletal Plot

Writing a Skeletal Plot for a NaNoWriMo Novel – by Benjamin Collier November is approaching faster than I thought! I had listed the last half of October as my time to finalize a skeleton plot with minor details for each scene, (as well as finer details for the opening scene, or whichever scene I plan… Read More Writing a Skeletal Plot

Writing

What If?

Every work of fiction is a ‘What If’. With Science Fiction the What If is more obvious. “What if we had the ability to travel back in time?” “What if we could bring dinosaurs back?” “What if we could clone ourselves instead of having children?” But even contemporary fiction has a What If when you… Read More What If?

Writing

How a Fantasy Writer Creates Characters in Soulcalibur 6 – by Benjamin T. Collier

A collection of custom characters I designed using the Creation mode in Soulcalibur 6. As a fiction writer the Soulcalibur franchise has proven to be a useful tool for visualizing my characters and seeing what looks good and what doesn’t. All of these pictures however are just interpretations of others’ characters. Enjoy! (To see some of… Read More How a Fantasy Writer Creates Characters in Soulcalibur 6 – by Benjamin T. Collier

Publishing, Writing

New Book Release – ‘Orcs Vs. Wolves’

New Book Release – ‘Orcs Vs. Wolves’ Posted on January 21, 2021 by benjaminfrog Set in the same post-apocalyptic universe as Vampires Vs. Dragons, Orcs Vs. Wolves continues the Horror vs. Fantasy theme by focusing on a rising conflict between goblins and werewolves in post-apocalyptic Mongolia. In this tale, goblinkind has dominated Eastern Mongolia, keeping both humans and werewolves as slaves, and… Read More New Book Release – ‘Orcs Vs. Wolves’

Writing

Fantasy Writer’s Playlist by Ben Collier

‘The Final Power: Chronomancer’ Playlist Posted on January 15, 2021 by benjaminfrog A list of songs and instrumental tracks that compliment some of the moments and themes in The Final Power: Chronomancer. I’ve placed them more or less in chronological order as far as the story goes. (Try not to take the song titles too literally. There isn’t actually a… Read More Fantasy Writer’s Playlist by Ben Collier

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Soulcalibur6 Custom Characters from ‘Chronomancer’ by Ben Collier

Soulcalibur 6 Custom Characters (and one from 5) – (part 6) Posted on January 4, 2021 by benjaminfrog A collection of custom characters I designed using the Creation mode in Soulcalibur 6 (and one in 5). As a fiction writer the Soulcalibur franchise has proven to be a useful tool for visualizing my characters and seeing what looks good and… Read More Soulcalibur6 Custom Characters from ‘Chronomancer’ by Ben Collier