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Making Characters Sing… Figuratively

TweetBy the Brothers Seim: We’ve learned that  creating a natural character is one of the more challenging aspects in writing. We do struggle with it at times, but have discovered some things along the way. Let Them Grow: Characters tend … Continue reading

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BLOOD AND THUNDER!

TweetHave you ever been reading a fantasy story set in another world, or in a pre-historical version of this one and been stopped by a modern profanity? You stop and think “I get the point, but didn’t that expression only … Continue reading

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Writing Great Dialogue & Five Tips for Making it Crackle.

TweetBy Nathan Seim At first, writing dialogue was extremely difficult for me. No matter what I wrote, when I actually went back to read it, I found what I had written was usually lifeless, dry, and boring. I thought for … Continue reading

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Freedoms Eve – A Short Story by The Brothers Seim.

TweetSpace. Another frontier. Wait, hasn’t something like that been done. Let’s start over… This is the first Science Fiction short Nathan and I have written. The world it’s set in actually comes from a very popular (very fun) game called … Continue reading

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Malefactor. A Short Story.

TweetNathan and I are past due to post a story. The book is making good progress and we’re really excited about it, but in the meantime we really enjoy the satisfaction of making and sharing short stories. It challenges us … Continue reading

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A Short Story – Sixth Floor, 2AM | 2011 WOTR First Place Fiction.

TweetThis is the first of our growing collection of short stories to actually get posted on our journal. There will be more to come. We also have plans to start posting them on Kindle and beyond. This is the story … Continue reading

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We won first place in the Write on the River 2011 competition.

TweetGot an exciting phone call tonight from Susan at Write on the River. Nathan and I won first place for best fiction, at the 2011 annual WOTR writers competition. We’re both really stoked. The story is a short piece called … Continue reading

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