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The Nutcracker is a classic Christmas tale of magic, mystery and sugar plums.

I have re-written this 1816 German story by E.T.A Hoffman for a level 5 5e D&D adventure.

At the Royal Christmas Eve party the Queen is kidnapped by the evil Mouse King and our adventurers are sent to rescue her.

Into the mouse-hole they go, where it leads no-one knows.

I have been DMing for just over a year now, and this is my first attempt at writing an adventure. I have tried to make sure that there are no mistakes, but some always fall through. If you find anything, please do let me know and I will ammend the file. I appreciate your support.

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Ken C December 11, 2017 12:25 am UTC
Congratulation on writing your first adventure ... never an easy feat and one you should be proud of :)

Just as a point of reference. You should never rely on another to pick up your, I assume, self-editing mistakes and submit them back to you. Always try to get another person to look at your work and find those mistakes before publication. Where possible, try to use an independent editor and proofreader. I'm aware that you have placed this within the guild as PWYW but you are asking people to donate to your work and are therefore getting paid. Once you are getting paid for your work, paying to have someone to edit your work should be a major consideration. Some of us that do editing for the guild do not charge professional over the top editing prices to get work edited (and in nearly all cases I believe we do a better job for the money spent). Something to consider.

As for PWYW, at 42 pages, you should have placed a $$$ on this, even if it was $US1. At PWYW, all those free downloads...See more
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Anjuli C December 17, 2017 10:42 am UTC
Hi Ken,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave some helpful comments for me. I've never written/done anything like this before, and so I will definitely take them under advisement. I will look at the changing the price as well.

I hope to write more adventures this coming year so I will look into getting a someone to proof them for me.

Thank you again,

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