Author: Kevin McFadyen

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How to Write: Lesson 4

Well, we’ve covered a number of writing tips that don’t really have a lot to do with the craft of writing. It’s important to get in the right mindset and to prepare to create your work but time has come to actually how we...

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How to Write: Lesson 3

There is a personal element to writing. No two writers are exactly the same, otherwise we wouldn’t have such variation in our works. Truly, a homogeneous talent pool is the most dystopian ideal to create for creative fields. Sometimes good advice needs to be...

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Happy Turkey Day!

I’ve been a bit quiet of late. Part of that is the national celebration for eating one of the world’s ugliest birds. I’m telling you, PETA, we’re doing our part to make the world a cuter place. The other part was due to me...

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We Can Stop Digging, Watson

Awhile ago, I reviewed Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective. Well, if you hadn’t enough of my complaining about the original game, my family and I have finally gotten through the expansion Jack the Ripper and West End Adventures. If you want a short, sweet summary...

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How to Write: Lesson 2

Continuing our series on how to be a writer, we’re picking up after the first (and truly most important) lesson: Just write. Today, I’d like to discuss a little more the manner in which we approach this daunting task. There’s really no winning formula...

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The International Conclusion

Well, yet another Dota 2 The International tournament comes to an end. It was full of exciting twists and turns. We even had some records set by the winners. I won’t spoil too much, though I can’t imagine anyone interested in the results doesn’t...

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How to Write: Lesson 1

I would like to do a postmortem on The International 2017 but my manager has informed me that I should be offering writing advice instead. Having now published my first book, I feel like I’m a little more qualified to offer tips on the...

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International 2017

It’s that time of year again. Grab your tide green polo shirt. Pull up a massive bag of trail mix. Block out a week of your life. The Dota 2 International tournament is upon us. This year, the prize pool has broken a staggering...

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A Tale of Two Mods

It’s the middle of the summer and outside of complaining about the weather, I have little to share. Unless people would be interested in my vacation to Algonquin. Here it is: It was buggy. So instead, I’m going to share my thoughts on how...