Once Upon a Time….

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I was nominated for this Challenge by Charles French at charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com, a great place to stop by an refresh your creativity. Thank you Charles for nominating me. I love quotes, I always have. It is wise, I think, to gather wise words to live by and here are several that give strenght, hope, and love …

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By chance, as I was looking for something to read on my kindle, a book cover caught my attention. A darling little girl and her Bassett Hound were sitting under a beautiful tree looking up at the title of the book, living with Spirits, My life as a Spiritual Medium, by Sarah Christine Lalonde.  I …

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THE STARLING The dystopia novel, The Starling, is a fantastically exciting foray into a world, our world, that may exist in the future. The author, Kathy Lauren Miller, uses real scientific possibilities that are actually on the drawing board of technological advances as we speak. She carefully crafts two characters, like Jamie, a young girl …

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  Stephen King wrote a seminal work on fantasy fiction writing—a memoir of the craft on writing by the same name: Stephen King: A memoir of the Craft – On Writing. When I decided to write fantasy fiction, instead of just dreaming about it, I decided the best place to start would be with Stephen King. …

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