art-of-swords:

Handmade Swords - Thorn

  • Maker: Brendan Olszowy of Fable Blades
  • Specification: overall length: 93.8cm (37”). Blade length: 72.6cm (28.6”). Weight: 1940g (4.2lb). Grip length: 11.6cm (4.5”). Guard breadth: 19.5cm (7.7”). Blade width: 4.8cm @ base > 2.2cm @ 10cm from tip. Blade thickness: 5.1mm @ base > 2.95mm @ 10cm from tip. Point of balance - 0cm (level with tips of leaves/ base of blade). Centre of Percussion: ~42cm from base of blade. Hilt Node of Percussion: 4.5cm (1.8”) behind guard / end of grip.
  • Medium: corundum ruby, blade: 9260 high carbon steel; grip: poplar core with chrome tanned kid leather wrap; hilt: solid bronze sculpture crafted by Jeffrey J. Robinson 
  • Techinique: quenched in oil then Tempered twice to hardness ~ 50Rc

Source: Copyright © 2014 Fable Blades

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Anonymous said:
Can you please help me? I'm trying to write a character that is secretly a drug addict who is trying to over come his addiction and I need help for when he starts to crave the drugs.
thequeen117:

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thequeen117:

Some links I have found in various Tumblr Posts that I have saved on my computer. I do not take credit for collecting all these links. Unfortunately, I did not have the mind to save/note where these various links come from. Thank you to whoever compiled these links together.

General Writing Tips, Guides and Advice

How to be Confident in Your Writing
Start Your Novel Already!
Why First Chapters Matter
How to Outline a Novel
Incorporating Flashbacks
Word Building 101
Common Mistakes in Writing
Tips on Getting Started
What Not to Do
7 Tips to Become a Better Writer from Stephen King
How to Use Reading to Become a Better Writer
Why Writers Must Read
How to Finish What You Start: A Five-Step Plan for Writers
31 Ways to Find Inspiration for Your Writing
10 Tips to Write Fanfiction
Writing a Blurb
10 Writing Tips
Perfecting Description
Point of View
Speed Up Your Writing
Recieving Bad News
Useful Writing Apps
Avoiding Clichés
Writing Lessons
Finding Inspiration

Plot and Conflict

What is Conflict?
Where’s Your Conflict?
Adding Conflict to Your Scenes
Guides for Using Inner Conflict That Makes Sense
Plotting Your Novel
Internal and External Conflict
The Top Ten Plotting Problems
The Elements of Plot Development
Plot Help
Writing a Plot Your Own Way
Plot Development
Develop a Plot
Tension and Conflict
Your Plot, Step by Step
Plot vs. Exposition
Plot and Conflict

Character Development

How to Describe the Body Shape of Female Characters

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Placement of Speech Tags

All About Names

List of Names

Genre Based

20 Tips to Writing Love Scenes

Other

Word Count

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snowce:

Lev Tchistovsky, Reclining nude with pink robe, 1937

snowce:

Lev Tchistovsky, Reclining nude with pink robe, 1937

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ikr-swimminghusbands:

This is how it should have ended (yes with rain and all) *shot*

ikr-swimminghusbands:

This is how it should have ended (yes with rain and all) *shot*

mineralists:

Smoky Quartz Scepter
Namaqualand, South Africa

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