While Masa’s life was much too short, life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the number of breaths that take your breath away. Maddie told how the pair went to school with friend Tim Draper who would later become Masa’s boyfriend. She loved Cosplay. For those of you who don’t know what that is Cosplay is a performance art where costumes and fashion accessories represent a specific character or idea. World of WarCrafts spotlights art and creativity by WoW players, including fan art, cooking, comics, cosplay, music, fan fiction and more. For more from Saif, read the full version of his winning story Entombed on his blog, Raiding After Dark. For more excerpts from winning authors, take a look at the official Blizzard website. If the Skull Kid were remade with the hyper-realistic graphics of today, odds are it would look like this cosplayer.
Don’t look at me. The masking tape might mangle the surface of the felt when you remove it if you buy a good brand that has some adhesion – you might have better results with really cheap stuff! Interesting? Even more interesting is the exploration into the link between Ulduar and Icecrown Citadel, a link many may have overlooked or forgotten. The singer had previously said she might not even perform. We know the Lich King thought he tamed Yogg into being his tool — but we see no hints of how that might have happened. But I thought it would make for a really creepy segue into Cataclysm, where you see the Old Gods showing their power even as we take down the Lich King. Even if you do not know her personally. Finally, even if you don’t like the story in the end, submit it anyway. High-quality and popular brands like Apple brand usually cost more compared to less popular ones. There is a good bit in Howling Fjord with the dwarves digging in the mines, but you really started seeing it first in Grizzly Hills and then you start to see more and more of it in Storm Peaks and parts of Icecrown.
While thinking of stories about the Citadel, I had this image of an older woman in ash-stained robes giving last rites to dead soldiers away from all the fighting, being stalked by a shadow of some sort (there are plenty of Argent Crusade quests along that line in the game, anyway), and I kind of went from there. Apparently there were plenty of f-bombs that were cut or swapped out for less shocking words. I quietly shut the door to my office and feverishly wrote another 3,000 words between meetings and then came home, ran into Halls of Reflection to get into the mood, finished and quickly drafted it twice, while my wife read it in another room and made language and grammar corrections (I’m lucky enough to be married to an editor). Words cannot describe how much she will be missed. Allison Robert (@AllisonRobert) I’ll be running back and forth to the hospital for my grandfather and then prepping/cooking for a bridal shower on Sunday, so I doubt I’ll have a ton of extra time for much of anything else this weekend. When I write fantasy, this sensibility becomes a bit strange in that, generally speaking, fantasy, especially Warcraft, tends to be really widescreen cinema type stuff with huge characters, big personalities and sweeping, epic movements and I don’t have a good mind for that.
I started writing and worked through the first half of the story rapidly, and then I set it aside, and got caught up in work stuff. Pandaria could well be an awesome place to explore and a blank canvas for Blizzard to give us entirely new stuff on. And what, you may ask, little kid cosplay is Mists of Pandaria? Could Mists of Pandaria be the next expansion for World of Warcraft? In case you haven’t heard already, just this past week, Blizzard registered a trademark for Mists of Pandaria. One Monday morning, I walked into work and on a whim, checked the Blizzard website to see if the deadline was next Monday or the Monday after. I honestly didn’t know how I was going to end it till I was writing it — one of the great things about writing fiction is that sometimes the story develops in ways that surprises you and I was very lucky to have found the ending I did. On a recent trip to Paris and Montenegro she managed to pack, among many other things, four heavy winter coats so she wouldn’t be photographed in the same one.