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A selection of interesting Medieval Names

A selection of interesting Medieval Names
Medieval Names Here is a collection of interesting Medieval Names that I have collected. they come from a wide variety of sources. Also there is name places and title. Anything interesting when it comes to names. This is an ongoing list that is growing so bookmark this and check back. I have compiled this list of Medieval Names and places from a wide variety of sources including books, historical events and places, novels and many other sources. If you are a video game player and looking for an interesting name this is a great resource. Trying to put together a good Medieval name title like Sir John of Canterbury or Lord Markett the Brave? A web vistitor suggested I put a section for horse names. I am currently adding and updating a new section of names for gamers. New Section: A web visitor suggested I do Names for Dragons! I received an email from somebody with some great name suggestions. If you have ideas for Medieval names or you have suggestions send the webmaster an email!

Character Traits Meme by ~pichu4850 on deviantART 25 Things You Should Know About Character Previous iterations of the “25 Things” series: 25 Things Every Writer Should Know 25 Things You Should Know About Storytelling And now… Here you’ll find the many things I believe — at this moment! 1. Without character, you have nothing. 2. A great character can be the line between narrative life and story death. 3. Don’t believe that all those other aspects are separate from the character. 4. The audience will do anything to spend time with a great character. 5. It is critical to know what a character wants from the start. 6. It doesn’t matter if we “like” your character, or in the parlance of junior high whether we even “like-like” your character. 7. It is critical to smack the audience in the crotchal region with an undeniable reason to give a fuck. 8. You must prove this thesis: “This character is worth the audience’s time.” 9. Don’t let the character be a dingleberry stuck to the ass of a toad as he floats downriver on a bumpy log. 10. 11. 12. 13. The law of threes. 15. 16. 17. 18.

Using Body Language Techniques > Using Body Language Message clusters | Core patterns | Parts-of-body language | Other notes | See also Body language is an important part of communication which can constitute 50% or more of what we are communicating. Message clusters Body language comes in clusters of signals and postures, depending on the internal emotions and mental states. Aggressive Body Language: Showing physical threat. Core patterns A number of core patterns in body language can be identified that include clusters of movements: Crossing, Expanding, Moving away, Moving forward, Opening, Preening, Repeating, Shaping, Striking and Touching Parts-of-the-body language You can send signals with individual parts of the body as well as in concert. Other notes Remember that body language varies greatly with people and especially with international cultures (so be very careful when applying Western understanding to Eastern non-verbal language). 5 Cs of Body Language: How to effectively understand body language.

Eat. Live. Laugh. and sometimes shop!: 50 most beautiful English words. A few weeks ago I ran across a list, which I shared with you, of 33 Ways to Stay Creative. One suggestion was to read a page in the dictionary. That one stuck with me. It made me pause and think: When was the last time I even looked up a word in a real {not online} dictionary? A very long time ago is the answer to that query. I certainly do not fancy myself a wordsmith {an expert in the use of words}, but I am interested by words, especially unused or underused words. Where were the kids you ask? I have no idea. So today I bring you a few of my favorite words. Becoming - attractive. I'm off to gambol around with my children as we enjoy the halcyon days of summer! Cheers!

Love Quotes Love How You Love Me Love Quotes Passionate love is a quenchless thirst....Kahlil Gibran. Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd....Louis Aragon. Do you want to know a good way to fall in love? You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving....Amy Carmichael. Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild....Alexis Delp. People love others not for who they are, but for how they make them feel....Irwin Federman. Love is like pi -- natural, irrational, and very important....Lisa Hoffman. Love talked about is easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible....Stan Mooneyham. Love is a friendship caught on fire...." In love, there is always one who kisses and one who offers the cheek....French Proverb. To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven....Karen Sunde. We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. Love grows by giving. Fear?

Using Real Psychology in Your Writing Using Real Psychology in Your Writing Using Archetypes in Your Stories Writing Better Romantic Relationships This series looks at the Anima/Animus archetype, which is most often seen in romantic relationships, and how to use it to create more compelling romantic relationships, regardless of genre. Looks at what the anima and animus are, how they're formed, and why fiction writers need to understand them. There's also some and what makes love grow - and how happily ever afters really work. Creating Better Antagonists Forensic Psychology

20 Obsolete English Words that Should Make a Comeback - StumbleUpon Photo: Katherine Hodgson If we all start using them, these words can be resurrected. DURING MY UNDERGRADUATE studies as a Linguistics major, one of the things that struck me most is the amazing fluidity of language. New words are created; older words go out of style. The following words have sadly disappeared from modern English, but it’s easy to see how they could be incorporated into everyday conversation. Words are from Erin McKean’s two-volume series: Weird and Wonderful Words and Totally Weird and Wonderful Words. 1. Verb trans. – “To confuse, jumble” – First of all this word is just fun to say in its various forms. 2. Verb intr. – “To take one’s pleasure, enjoy oneself, revel, luxuriate” – Often I feel the word “enjoy” just isn’t enough to describe an experience, and “revel” tends to conjure up images of people dancing and spinning around in circles – at least in my head. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. For 10 more interesting obsolete words, go to the next page.

A Simple Novel Outline - 9 questions for 25 chapters & H.E. Roulo - StumbleUpon Just as every tree is different but still recognizably a tree, every story is different but contains elements that make it a story. By defining those before you begin you clarify the scope of your work, identify your themes, and create the story you meant to write. At Norwescon 2011 I sat in on a session called Outline Your Novel in 90-minutes led by Mark Teppo. I’ll give you the brief, readable, synthesized version. Here are the 9 questions to create a novel: 1.) 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 8.) 9.) Now, with those 9 questions answered to your satisfaction, try to fill in a 25 chapter, 75,000 word outline. Chapters 7-18 are the middle of your book. Chapters 19-25 depict the heroic act to victory. Wasn’t that easy? Okay, sure, the work isn’t done yet. Using the idea that there are 25 chapters, I outlined my current work in progress. I hope that was helpful. Tell me what works for you. Related 6 Steps to Masterful Writing Critiques June 7, 2013 In "Writing Tips" Writers love to write. In "News"

Quotations: Writers on Writing | Writers Remorse - StumbleUpon I absolutely love it when writers write (or talk about) writing. Depending on what stage a writer is in the writing process, the writer’s quotes range from the devoted, to the confused, to the alcohol-dependent, and to the ultimately creative. In this short list of some of my favorite writer’s quotations about writing, I tried to leave out the mundane quotes and instead tried to include some of the more flavorful quotations about writing and the writing process. In most cases, the quotes seem to accurately represent the writers themselves. Stephen King: I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and fries.Ernest Hemingway: Write drunk, edit sober. Hunter S. Elmore Leonard: I try to leave out the parts that people skip. Isaac Asimov: If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. Moliere: A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction. William Faulkner: Writing is like prostitution. William S.

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