Old Updates


January 3, 2018: Find out about the strange town of Alva, Oregon in the Above & Beyond universe.

January 2, 2018: A&B stuff - Genii Locorum! They can grant your characters magical power... but is it worth it?

January 1, 2018: Find out what vampires are up to in the Above & Beyond universe!

December 31, 2017: More Above & Beyond content: Magic: An Overview and Magical Tricks & Disciplines Of Note.

December 30, 2017: Added the Above & Beyond page The History & State of Civilization In Space (As Pertinent To Humans).

December 29, 2017: The original universe Above & Beyond begins its rollout today! See what's up over here!

December 20, 2017: Added Things About Training & Teaching Writers Need To Know.

December 19, 2017: Added How To Redeem A Villain.

December 18, 2017: Added Things Writers Need To Know About Skepticism & Disbelief.

November 22, 2017: Added Things To Think About & Consider When Writing About Tiny/Miniature People.

November 11, 2017: Added "Help! I Need Ideas For My Story/Setting/Character!" - How To Get Ideas Yourself!.

November 9, 2017: Added How To Convert Fanfiction To Original Fiction.

November 7, 2017: Added Tips To Be A Good Creative Collaborator/Partner.

October 29, 2017: Added How To Sharpen Your Intuition.

October 27, 2017: Added How To Generate Ideas With Playing Cards.

October 26, 2017: Added Tips To Create Fictional Philosophies & Value Systems.

October 24, 2017: Added How To Avoid Making Your Story And Characters Feel Contrived.

October 20, 2017: Added How To Write Well - A Quick Guide.

October 12, 2017: Added What More Characters Should Consider Before Turning, Transforming, Or Augmenting Someone.

October 4, 2017: Added Moral & Ethical System Development Questions.

October 3, 2017: Added the Skelefolk Generator.

October 2, 2017: Added the Bugbear (Hairy Monster) Generator.

September 29, 2017: Added How To Make Your "Incomprehensible" Beings Comprehensible - And Why You Need To.

September 17, 2017: Added What To Do When You Have A Character, But No Plot.

September 14, 2017: Added Where & How Writers Need To Do The Math.

September 10, 2017: Added Copyable Year Lists (1-5999).

August 26, 2017: Added How To Avoid Elitist Overtones In Your Fiction.

August 25, 2017: Added Apologizing: Why & How To Do It.

August 24, 2017: Added Guilt Tripping: What It Is And Isn't, And How To Deal With It.

August 19, 2017: The Random Vampire Generator has been rehauled.

August 18, 2017: Added How To Make The Nameless, Faceless, & Minor Characters In Your Story Feel Human To You.

August 17, 2017: Added How To Write Sympathetic Antagonists Without Endorsing Or Excusing Their Actions, & Without Making Your Protagonists Seem Heartless.

July 21, 2017: Added Factors That Contribute To Abusive & Dysfunctional Systems/Institutions.

July 18, 2017: Added How To Spot Abusive & Manipulative People.

July 17, 2017: Added the Mer Tail Generator.

July 15, 2017: Added On Designing & Writing Oppressive Governments In Your Fiction.

July 12, 2017: Added the RPG Campaign Idea Generator.

July 9, 2017: Added Things To Think About & Consider When Writing Merpeople & Mer Fiction.

July 6, 2017: Added Things Writers Need To Know About Plants & Herbs.

July 3, 2017: Added more magic wand sprite bases.

July 1, 2017: Added magic wand sprite bases.

June 26, 2017: Added 5 More Ways To Make Yourself A Happier Person.

June 16, 2017: Added Making Your Characters' Lives Harder: Why You Need To Do This & How It Can Be Done.

June 13, 2017: Added "How Can/Should I Do This Thing With My Story/Setting/Character?" - How Figure It Out For Yourself!

June 9, 2017: Added Critical Details For Writers To Keep Track Of.

June 6, 2017: Added How To Avoid Being A Bad Game Master/Roleplay Admin.

June 5, 2017: Added Ways To Reduce & Avoid Stress As A Game Master/Roleplay Admin. (Broken link fixed!)

May 31, 2017: Added How To Increase Your Word Count (Without Resorting To Purple Prose And Gratuitous Introspection!).

May 30, 2017: Added Character Traits To Roll Your 2d6 For.

May 25, 2017: Added How To Make Your Roleplay Character Stand Out.

May 20, 2017: Added Ethical Considerations For Fantastic Situations - Are Your Sci-Fi & Fantasy Heroes Ethical People?

May 18, 2017: Added Character Morality & Ethics - What Separates Your Heroes From The Villains?

May 12, 2017: Added How To Build Up A Believable Romance.

May 11, 2017: Added A Few Things To Know When Writing Rebellions & Coups.

May 8, 2017: Added a basic character generation system sheet.

May 2, 2017: Added "Help! I'm Worried That My Idea Is Too Cliche!" - What To Do When This Happens.

April 30, 2017: Added A Few Things Writers Need To Know About Psychology & Psychotherapists.

April 23, 2017: Added A Few Things Writers Need To Know About The Medieval Period.

April 20, 2017: Added a character challenges and obstacles sheet.

April 19, 2017: Added a couple of printable character sheets.

April 17, 2017: Added Character Infatuation & Over-Identification - Do You Have These Problems?

April 15, 2017: Added The Voice of Reason vs. The Control Freak - The Difference.

April 14, 2017: Added On Writing Empowered & Empowering Characters.

April 12, 2017: Added On Writing & Roleplaying Older Characters.

April 7, 2017: Added How To Make A Decision When Choosing Is Hard.

April 5, 2017: Added On Writing & Roleplaying Smart Characters.

February 28, 2017: Added Tips To Create & Write Creepy Characters & Situations.

February 19, 2017: Added Tips To Create & Write More Interesting & Believable Villains.

February 14, 2017: The old What To Do When You Feel Like You're Fading Into The Background of a Roleplay article has been dusted off and freshened up with new and improved tips!

February 3, 2017: Added How To Create Fictional Structured Religions.

January 27, 2017: Added How To Cultivate A Strong Internal Identity.

January 15, 2017: Added Advice & Tips On Creating & Writing Bullies.

January 2, 2017: Added the Fantastic Realm Generator.

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