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Sorting the Characters into Hogwarts Houses (Part 2)

Sorting the Characters into Hogwarts Houses (Part 2)

The last time I did a Hogwarts house sorting for characters was in 2016 and I alluded to doing more…and I never did. But now I am! I was thinking about Spellbinder’s Ravenclaw aspects while writing her character development spotlight and realized that this was very much overdue.

Spellbinder Character Development Spotlight

Spellbinder Character Development Spotlight

This is less going to be a character development post for Spellbinder but an analysis into her character, both meta and not. Personality, physical form, how she fits into the team, and so on. I don’t have much else to introduce with so let’s get started diving into her being.

April 2022 in Art

April 2022 in Art

Here is the art I did in April 2022, which is only two busts of characters from The Lost. Very pleased with Pharaoh’s art. Her expression…I don’t know, it just enchants me and makes me think. Tiger could have been better, but Tiger’s a hard one to nail since he needs to be uncanny and I’m not adept enough to do that. Pharaoh Bust Tiger

King Character Development Spotlight

King Character Development Spotlight

King must follow Cyclone, even though King was the original. As in, King was fundamentally formed any other character. That’s how I remember it, anyway. But any way you cut it, King’s been with me a long, long time. Before there was my world, there were stories with King, or this King of Yore if you will.

Cyclone Character Development Spotlight

Cyclone Character Development Spotlight

Cyclone! Cyclone is one of my oldest characters, along with King. He has such a powerful presence and that has always been the case. Ever since day one of his proto-self, he took over the narrative. He slipped his way into stories, had his own stories, and was like the iconic personality of my early writings.

How to Stop Wildfire Seventh Anniversary

How to Stop Wildfire Seventh Anniversary

My last anniversary post was ruminating on being focused with Amethyst Shards and that not being done. Now, it is. So on this seventh anniversary of How to Stop Wildfire, I am…still a little focused on AS, but more what that represents and means. As in, the conclusion of the ten book arc, and how much more I can talk about the entire journey now that this major step is done. And what comes next. Or rather, what is going...