J. Edward Ritchie

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Verbis Diablo: How Do Writers Choose Words?

Penny Dreadful has returned to deliver a tasty slice of Victorian locution. As a writer, the show has caused a strange question to circle my craft: how exactly do we choose the words for our stories? Where did they originate in our…
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Wonder Woman: The Hero Our World Needs

Wonder Woman is one of the most iconic and beloved comic book characters ever created. Since 1947, there have been many diverse iterations of the character, some more successful than others, but her core values always resonated with readers. There…
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Cover Reveal: The Alpha & Omega

Guest post by authors Camilla Ochlan and Bonita Gutierrez We are very excited to be back with J. Edward Richie who included our urban fantasy novel The Werewolf Whisperer in his cool action writing article: A Symphony of Adrenaline and…
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The Writer’s Game part 3: Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat is one of the rare franchises that evolved beyond its gaming roots to become a legitimate slice of pop culture history. Since 1992, creator Ed Boon has pushed the boundaries of video game violence, creating one of the…
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Scott Summers: The Man, The Mutant, The Mission

Scott Summers, aka Cyclops, was never my favorite member of the X-Men. He felt like a flat, uninteresting do-gooder whining in the shadow of Wolverine’s more exciting and controversial tactics. Two major forces have restricted Scott’s personal development throughout his…
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