For this short story, there is a little bit of background needed. The character this one is about is named Hodor. He is a barbarian with some serious strength, but his intelligence is not so good. Basically, everything this character does involves a random skill check. This is just one of the many misadventures of the barbarian known as Hodor.
Also, as a disclaimer, I DID NOT NAME THIS CHARACTER! Too soon, Billy. Too soon. (Billy being the one who did name this character.)
It’s FRIDAY!!! I know I’m excited about that! Hopefully you are having an awesome day or will be soon. This week we are back to more woe and misery at Positivity Camp as the campers are sent to their cabins without s’mores. How cruel is that?
Teaser: Night has fallen on the camp and Daniel isn’t tired. Will he be successful in sneaking his fellow campers out of House Joy’s cabin, or will they be caught and subjected to more disturbing positivity videos?
Also, the photo is of a completely random hamster. Photo courtesy Hossam M. Omar.
Who’s ready for more adventures from Daniel and Wendy? Well, mostly just Daniel as Wendy is still absent…
If you’re new to the blog, welcome! While you are more than welcome to read the story below, I should warn you it may not make sense unless you go back to the beginning. What started out as a ‘short story’ has become a main staple of this blog. The story below is one of woe as campers are trapped at a camp that bans words that are considered negative. Daniel and Wendy battle against the counselors, trying to defeat them without breaking the rules.
Next week will be back to more random misadventures in different Dungeons & Dragons campaigns or D20 tabletop games. Why do I share these? Because the hilarious fails of others and occasional epic wins are both fun and entertaining both to write and to read :) Until next week, here is the next part of Positivity Camp!
Things are finally returning to normal around here. I have a lot of books I want to craft, but there’s no rush to do them. It’s been nice having a slower week. I did complete five books this week, and I’m working on a new display case for them. I’ll post photos soon to Twitter, Facebook, and Etsy (for the ones that are for sale).
You know what time it is now…short story time! I hope you enjoy this week’s tale :)
It’s been another awesome week of productivity! While it’s been awesome, my back muscles and bruised fingers aren’t so happy about it. Who knew stitching so many books in a row could actually bruise a finger or two?
Of the 44 hopeful books I wanted to craft before tomorrow's Artist Fair, I’ve only crafted 11. I might have crafted 20, but the box cutter slipped... I'll be babying my thumb for the next week or so, but other than the disapointment of not being able to craft, I'm good :) Despite the setback, I'd say it was worth it! Hopefully you feel the same about this new Positivity Camp…worth the wait.
Hello! It has been an awesome week for me, productivity wise. Oh, there were plenty of bumps along the way, a few cuts, some concern over a nearly broken toe, hatred of the sun and its terrible heat wrath, but all in all, it was a good week.
I finished editing MAD Upload!!!
That’s right, I did it! I’m done! Well, I’m done at the moment anyway. There’s still a read-through to do before sending it back to the editor for a final check, but other than that, I’m done! Ah, such a relief.
That isn’t the only good news for the week. I’ve also begun working on my book crafting again. This week alone I finished four books and started...35-44 others. Yup, I’m crafting away for the Artist Fair coming up on Saturday July 14th. I’m not sure I’ll be able to craft all the books I want, but I’m crafting away anyway. If you’re in the area, be sure to give me a visit at the library in downtown Fort Wayne :)
While it may be no Positivity Camp, as I am still recovering from editing, I do have another short D20 story for you!
It’s been another crazy week, but it’s also been a productive one. I now only have two chapters left to edit for MAD Upload - my first novel. (I go more into depth on it here.) Once that’s done, I’ll be waiting on feedback, another edit, then on to the next step of Line Editing. From there the book will have one final edit (hopefully not nearly as intense as this one is proving to be), and then who knows? Cover art? ISBN numbers? Formatting for print? There’s still a lot to do, but the bulk of the work is almost done!
Besides the obvious success of finally finishing or nearly finishing MAD’s edits, I’ve also been crafting books again. This week I finished four small books, yay! If you’re in the area, I’ll be at the downtown library in Fort Wayne July 14th for the Artist Fair. You can see what I’ve been working on there or on Etsy.
Well, with the editing almost caught up, you can be sure I’ll be working more on short stories like the ones I’ve been sharing as well as more stories from Positivity Camp. I know some of you will be excited about that. Until then, I hope you’ll enjoy this week’s short story!
This week’s tale is short, sweet, and to the point – gun point that is. If you’re looking for other great short stories, be sure to check out recent posts on my blog. I still think the ferret one is my favorite, but hey, I might be a bit partial to anything ferret :D
It’s been another rough week, but I’m not giving up on my novel edits. Last week may have been pitiful with just one chapter being edited, but this week I made it to chapter 32…of 36. Yes, that final number keeps growing, but it is what it is. Now I only have five chapters left to edit! Oh, they might split off and I’ll have an actual total of 40 chapters, but that’s alright becaue I'm almost done! :)
Just a quick shout out to Nicklas Gustafsson who did the Armored Samurai. A bit about the artwork: “Armored Samuraiis a digital illustration of an stoic samurai warrior in full armor with dark spatter and ghostly smoke emerging from his body. Created as a mix of drawings, digital illustrations and a bunch of used effects, brushes and actions in Photoshop.”
I hope your Friday is turning out to be an awesome day! If not, then perhaps this bear story will brighten things up. Oh, and if you must know, I have edited one chapter since last week. It’s been a very crazy week – a good week but a crazy one.
If you have no clue what this short story is all about, check out my blog Role-Playing Shenanigans. Also, for anyone who receives emails about my latest blog…sorry about last week’s photo mix-up. If you have no idea what that means, yay! And also don’t worry about it :D
This week has been full of success! I have over ten stories now for my collection of role-playing shenanigans. It’s taking a little time to translate them from audio files to written and completed stories with correct character names. I’m also trying to make them accurate retellings without any embellishments of my own.
Progress continues. I am now on chapter 26 of MAD Upload (out of 35 chapters...for now). Once it is done, I’ll start working on Positivity Camp again. Until then, please enjoy these humorous misadventures, wicked deeds, and uncanny success stories. (For some background on what I’m talking about, check out my previous blog Role-Playing Shenanigans.)