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How long ago did superpowers start appearing in the world?

I tabled that question and plugged along on the outline. And then --

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The Mad Gardener's Song

He thought he saw an Elephant,
That practised on a fife:
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Amazing grace

Amazing grace! how sweet the sound,
that saved a wretch like me!
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putting the team together

One thing that a Gamelit novel needs more than a gaming session is a reason for the group. 

To come together, to adventure together when their lives will be on the line, to trust each other.  To, at that, learn each other's skill sets.

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Deadly Assessments

Deadly Assessments by Drew Hayes

Fred, the Vampire Accountant book 5. Spoilers ahead for the earlier books.
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adventures in the mundane

Superheroine wakes up the first morning in her new home, a location especially designed for the superpowered.

Author ponders how far to compress it.

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Tithe to Tartarus

Tithe to Tartarus by John C. Wright

Dark Avenger’s Sidekick book 3, with spoilers ahead for the earlier books. Also Moth & Cobweb 6, with milder spoilers for The Green Knight's Squire.

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remember the MacGuffinosity

It's easy to start out with a MacGuffin.  If the characters need something to motivate them, put in a quest object where the details don't matter, and have them chase after it.  It might acquire enough details during the course of the story to make it no longer a MacGuffin, or at least not so severely.

But -- don't forget it's a MacGuffin and so the details can change.  Even substantially.

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City of Corpses

City of Corpses by John C. Wright

Dark Avenger’s Sidekick book 2. Spoilers for book 1 ahead -- it really is a single work in three-volumes -- and a few for Green Knight's Squire, too.

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The angel Gabriel from Heaven came

The angel Gabriel from Heaven came,
His wings as drifted snow, his eyes as flame;
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