Being a Small YouTuber (VEDA Day 25)

Being a Small YouTuber (VEDA Day 25)

Being a small YouTuber is an interesting beast. I’ve been doing it for a few years now, and I have some thoughts about why SOME people do it, why I do it, and why I’m not planning on stopping any time soon, small or not.

Captain America, Secret Empire, and Nick Spencer’s Reaction (VEDA Day 21)

Captain America, Secret Empire, and Nick Spencer’s Reaction (VEDA Day 21)

Hello Rebel, and welcome back to my life.

So, I’ve been feeling the need to talk about something that’s been going on recently, and it’s kind of crappy. Not that that’s very remarkable these days.

It’s the whole deal going on with Marvel’s current run of Captain America as written by a guy named Nick Spencer, who we’ll go into more detail about in a little bit.

Guilty Pleasures (VEDA Day 20)

Guilty Pleasures (VEDA Day 20)

Hello Rebel, and welcome back to my life.

We all have things that we like that we’re not proud that we like, and I am no exception.

Sometimes we feel guilty about the things we like because of B.S. arbitrary rules of society, like guys aren’t “supposed” to like the color pink.

Publisher Pitfalls (VEDA Day 16)

Publisher Pitfalls (VEDA Day 16)

Hello Rebel, and welcome back to my life.

Today I want to talk to you about something I’ve been thinking about since yesterday, and it’s a very particular sort of pitfall that I see a lot of aspiring authors stumble into.

Most of us know about indie publishing and traditional publishing, right? Either you’re in control of it all and hire a team to publish and sell your book, or you hand your rights to a traditional publisher who does the grunt work for you in exchange for a majority of the profit.

How Maps Shape Worlds (VEDA Day 15 )

How Maps Shape Worlds (VEDA Day 15 )

Hello Rebel, and welcome back to my life.

So one of the most important parts of being a fantasy author is building the world my stories take place in, and a huge part of that is creating the actual physical world itself in the form of a map.

I first created the map of Underrealm in its very general form way back in 2014 when I wrote Nightblade, but it was a very crude thing.