Mandalorian Chapter 6: Space Jailbreak (video)

Newest Star Wars video, where I talk about what works and what doesn’t with the newest Mandalorian episode. In this episode, we have a classic jailbreak set-up, but rather than cowboys storming a train to free the outlaw, we attack a jail transport in space. High point – making characters unlikable before punishing them Low point – they take their time in what should be a high-tension affair. By the way, my newest book is out! Get it here:

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Triskadekaphobia

It means fear of the number 13 and things associated with it. I actually learned this word tangentially today: And yes! Eyes in the Walls is finally live in all formats. But this got me thinking – why are people “superstitious” and what does “superstition” really mean? Oddly, I think if you look at Pagan history, particularly that of antiquity, the concept is almost an inversion of what we think of today. Pagans viewed rituals as something that created outcomes via the attention of the gods – you made a sacrifice, Jupiter looked favorably upon your military campaign. You keep…

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City of Silver Now Available in Ebook and Paperback!

My newest book, the first in the Moonsong Series, is now available in ebook and paperback on Amazon. Right now, the book is part of Kindle Unlimited, which means Amazon is the only retail outlet where you can get the ebook, but you can also read for free if you have the Kindle Unlimited subscription. Buy it here – 99 cents for the ebook, 6.25 for the physical. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07YXP263K   BTW, if this post seems rather, shall we say, stripped down (no cover art, for example), its because my site is not functioning right now. Of course it happens when…

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Karen the Moneywasher (Dialogue Demo)

The following is a short scene and a half of a story created on my livestream for the purposes of demonstrating dialogue writing. It begins with two characters who banter, revealing their character traits and also through that dialogue reveal the basic elements of a plot goal – Karen needs to launder money. The second (incomplete) scene introduces a third character, exposes his traits, and further develops the main plot goal. It was quite a bit of fun! Check out the entire stream here, then view the file below:

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Crown of Sight – scene 2

Prince Darathel leaned over the table. His sword, made for his father’s hands, banged against the ancient wood and he moved it behind him nervously. Covering the table was an immense map drawn on canvas. Ghostly glowing points and clouds hovered over the surface, indicating where the enemy was camped and where its soldiers moved. The lamp above, filled with the ethereal light of the prim, flickered out for a few moments, dimming the relief of the castle and outer walls, leaving the blue-white of the enemy army on the map as the sole source of light in the room… or nearly so.

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Crown of Sight – scene 1

Enjoy this preview of Crown of Sight – releasing on March 22, 2019. More scenes to come in the following days! 1 Katach sat brooding upon his throne, its carved surfaces gilded with the treasure of his many conquests. Its bulk was held aloft on a wooden stand by two ranks of slaves, who bore it upon two great logs that sat upon their shoulders. Images of demons and human suffering ran up and down the back and sides of the great chair, a baroque cacophony of wicked iconography, dedicated wholly to the lord that sat upon it. Despite the…

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New Novella – The Crown of Sight – releasing March 22

My newest Novella, The Crown of Sight, will release on March 22 for 99 cents! You can pre-order on Amazon here. You can find all other retailers here. I’m very excited to bring this new book to market. A little bit about it: It’s part of a new series: the Eternal Dream Legends series. These will be stories that comprise the myths, legends, and tales of the mainline Eternal Dream sequence. I thought it better to tell some of these stories directly, rather than have to detail any importance through indirect exposition in the main books. If you want another…

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Social Galactic

Find me on the new social media site Social Galactic: https://socialgalactic.com/davidvstewart I’m excited for a new social media network that starts with basics and is small. One interesting feature: Right now there is a 1 MB upload limit across all parts of the site and posts for free users. This is intentional as images cause problems on large platforms with copyright infringement and illegal content (see gab). So right now, the focus is mostly on conversations, not memes, spam, or image wars.

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