Category Archives: Designing from Bones

Designing from Bones ~ Evil For A Reason: Morgana and Mordred

She stands upon a precipice, her sins for all to see. Yet others hide the self-same-sins hind crown and dark decree. Nurture turns to Malice, light quenched by vain hypocrisy. Her brothers hand she grabbed and ran, the treachery of … Continue reading

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Designing From Bones ~ Unearthing Merlin’s Bones

Son of woman. Spawn of hell. Blessed with inner sight. Cursed with demonic unlife. One trades the things one loves to gain the powers one desires. His names are many. His deeds – more. From mad woods to the round … Continue reading

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Designing from Bones ~ Underworld

It lies not in darkness, but in shadow. It breathes the air escaping your lips, drawing it into empty lungs. It feels the pulse of your blood. Your heart. Yet – it has none of these things, but longs to … Continue reading

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Designing from Bones ~ Otherworld

There are things that move just beyond our vision. Words that drift past our ears. Soft. Unintelligible. Teasing. A scent of a flower when standing in an empty windowless room – the sound of running water in a thirsty desert … Continue reading

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Designing from Bones ~ Story Fruit from the World Tree

“Her canopy holds the sky aloft. Her branches, broad and strong, protect and bear fruit born of heaven for those below. Her steady trunk is stronger than the greatest tower, rising as a bridge from the realms of the dead … Continue reading

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Designing from Bones ~ The Dramatic Cord

Welcome to Designing from Bones! Today is my birthday, so I thought a real world piece would be appropriate. How to use those interesting moments one experiences to fuel stories or dramatic tension. I love to watch Cops and other … Continue reading

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Designing from Bones ~ The Chicken Saves a Penny

Question: Why did the chicken cross the road? Answer: To save a stitch in time. I’d bet you’ve heard both of these phrases before. I’d also bet you’ve not heard them together as presented. History is full of these sayings … Continue reading

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