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Useful Harry Potter Spells For Writers #SundayBlogShare #Writerslife #writer

I’d love to be able to use some of these! Even Rita Skeeter’s Quick-Quotes Quill would be useful 🙂


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The Patient Scribbler

How well I know this feeling!

Legends of Windemere

Spongebob Squarepants Spongebob Squarepants

I sit and stare
The page unmarred
Pristine and white
Waiting for my muse

Pencil touches paper
Gently gliding
As an idea flows
Only to be erased

Minutes pass
Though it may be hours
Nothing seems to stick
Except eraser crumbs

Impatience looming
My hands tremble
Something has to give
For progress to be made

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7 Ways to Put a Robot in Your Fantasy Story

Hahaha! I love these!

Actually, one of the stories in my fantasy collection, Chronicles of Riss, that has robots in it. And #2 reminds me of it a little 🙂

Legends of Windemere

Robo from Chrono Trigger Robo from Chrono Trigger

It isn’t easy putting tech into a fantasy setting.  Yet it can be done!  Sometimes even correctly.  Here are 7 methods that might or might not work.  Though looking at the ‘humor’ tag on this post, it’s probably a lot of tongue and cheek.

  1. Time travel!  Nothing goes wrong with having a robot time travel from a non-magical future to the magical past.  Except for changing history and risking a paradox.  The robot could make it that technology never evolves, so it was never created to go back in time to cause the . . . I really hate time travel.
  2. A quirky gnome decides to go as far as possible with golem creation.  This results in him or her realizing that you can’t depend entirely on magic.  So they add some armor and gears and steam and whatever else they can find along with spells…

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