Once Upon a Time….

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                This is a reblog from February 28th, 2015 and it is something I wrote years ago, it is loosely based on a true story.  The Indian summer began like any other when I was twelve years old growing up in the small colonial era farming community of …

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Catling’s Bane, Book 1 of the Rose Shield series, offers the reader an amazing journey into a world so believable that the characters seem to come alive on the page. This beautifully written science-fiction pulled me into a world that glitters with luminosity. The author reveals this world with descriptions so vivid, so rich in …

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THE WITCH OF HIS DREAMS She comes to him at Midnight, The Witch of his Dreams, Her eyes a forest green, Her hair, dark and long, Her voice, a sweet magic, Calling out his name, He could not help but watch her, Dance among the flowers, Beneath a waxing moon, She whirls and cast her …

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          As writers and authors, we know or should know, the importance of creating a book cover that shines. The cover should also represent as much as possible what the novel is all about. On October 20th, 2018, I will be interviewing Judy Rumsey Bullard, a very talented Book Cover Designer, …

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      3 SECRETS TO GREAT STORYTELLING as presented on Writer’s Digest. I found this article by Steven James helpful in forming the structure of scenes.  (this is a re-blogging from 2014 but I thought it deserved a revival now, because it is simple, straightforward, and to the point.) As a novelist and writing …

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How to Write Better Stories Posted by Melissa Donovan on April 12, 2018  https://www.writingforward.com/storytelling/how-to-write-better-stories Melissa writes with a wealth of knowledge about how to write better, stronger, and more interesting stories that will capture your reader. Each example gives the writer something to think about and perhaps, will improve each story you want to write or are …

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      3 SECRETS TO GREAT STORYTELLING as presented on Writer’s Digest. I found this article by Steven James helpful in forming the structure of scenes.  (this is a re-blogging from 2014 but I thought it deserved a revival now, because it is simple, straightforward, and to the point.) As a novelist and writing …

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