Tamriel Tales

Here is quiet corner for the writers and word-smiths of Skyrim. Discuss your blogs, ask questions about writing characters, plots, and other story-telling techniques!

Hosted by Okan-Zeeus and Sotek

Location: The Elder Scrolls
Members: 837
Latest Activity: 17 hours ago


This is a gathering place for writers and word-smiths of all guises. If you have a tale to tell from The Elder Scrolls universe, this is the place to do it!

We welcome all forms of written expression - blogs, fan-fictions, novellas, and even poetry. You can also discuss writing techniques, character ideas, and collaborative works.

Don't know where to start?

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Discussion Forum

Tamriel Tales Hosts..... What can we do for you?

Started by Sotek. Last reply by Lissette 17 hours ago. 11 Replies

Okan started a similar discussion early last year and since then there have been a few changes in Tamriel Tales along with the blog.One of which was me (Sotek) becoming a Host of TT.I feel it’s time once again to give you, the members of Tamriel…Continue

Tags: TT, Sotek, feedback, Host

Diversity in Tamriel Tales! (Pie Chart!)

Started by SpottedFawn. Last reply by Mirric The N'wah yesterday. 44 Replies

I got curious. How many of the dozens of long stories in Tamriel Tales,…Continue

Blog and Story Editing Service

Started by Saryn. Last reply by Sotek yesterday. 207 Replies

Hey guys and gals, Ace here with another help thread. If you have a long series of paragraphs or even pages finished that you want to have proofread, and you have way too many questions to ask them all on the …Continue

Tags: Wasteland Tales Help, Tamriel Tales Help

Corin Darbon, the badass Breton [TOC]

Started by Inge. Last reply by Sotek yesterday. 1 Reply

Aight, here goes. (some may have seen this already in a blog post o'mine, but that was before I had any idea of how the storyblogs here work, oopsie) (Also I may phrase things in a way that might make it look a little bit like I just do whatever…Continue

Tags: G-I

Writers Discuss - Character Agency (#31)

Started by Okan-Zeeus. Last reply by Ben W yesterday. 11 Replies

Writers DiscussTopic #31 – Character Agency~ ~ ~ ~ ~Agency is the idea that a character's actions are moving the plot forward. The plot doesn't happen around the protagonist - it happens in direct response to what the protagonist does.This is…Continue

Tags: discussion, weekly, writing, brainstorm, 31

11 Lessons of The Sharmat (ToC)

Started by Veloth The Pilgrim. Last reply by Veloth The Pilgrim yesterday. 8 Replies

(EDITOR'S NOTES: The origin of the text that follows…Continue

Tags: V-X

The Last Holy-Scale: Book One----(ToC)

Started by ChandlerBeach. Last reply by Sotek on Friday. 4 Replies

      This is a series about an above average Argonian warrior, based off of my own mind, as well as the very character I play in Skyrim (I might make a build about him later on...). Anyways, I hope the lot of you enjoy what I put takes a…Continue

Tags: A-C

Writers Discuss - Writing Dimensional Characters (#30)

Started by Okan-Zeeus. Last reply by Okan-Zeeus on Friday. 9 Replies

Writers DiscussTopic #30 – Writing Dimensional Characters~ ~ ~ ~ ~Okay, so I'll admit something: I go crazy when I think about this topic. Dimensional characters. People throw around this idea, but what does it really mean?I can't imagine anyone…Continue

Tags: discussion, weekly, writing, brainstorm, 30

Dragon of the East - A Skyrim Retelling

Started by Okan-Zeeus. Last reply by Lissette on Tuesday. 245 Replies

DOTE Next Chapter ~ On Hold  Kindredfire ~ 47,899 Words  CLICK HERE FOR LATEST UPDATES(2/9/2016)…Continue

Tags: M-O, argonian, 1st person, DOTE, #long

Blood and Soul

Started by Ebonslayer. Last reply by Ebonslayer on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Blood and SoulI write this so others may know of my story, my legacy, my…Continue

Tags: skyrim, argonian, Ebonslayer, #long

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Comment by Axius Revan yesterday

Hmm.. I'll try to think of something once I get some inspiration.

Comment by Ben W yesterday

Tempted to do one myself. Feel I have an idea in mind...

Comment by Lissette yesterday

Got one up. I was inspired. Yay! Valentines Day! 

Comment by Mirric The N'wah yesterday

Im working on one right now

Comment by Sotek yesterday

Weekend is Valentines. Have a look at this and see if anyone can come up with a short story or poem.

The Dibellan Rites

Comment by Inge yesterday

Thank you ^^

Comment by Ebonslayer yesterday
Welcome to our rowdy band of misfits Inge!
Comment by Inge yesterday

Thanks : D 

Comment by Sotek yesterday


First off, a quick hello and a warm welcome to Inge, our newest member to Tamriel Tales. 

Secondly, have a look at Tamriel Tales Hosts.... What can we do for you?

This is your chance to have your say and help shape TT.

Comment by Okan-Zeeus on Friday


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