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Flashback Fridays: The Music of the Spheres . . .

You’re a young man growing up in a world where people have the ability to attract and keep musical floating orbs called heynim.  Ever since you were a boy you’ve stuck up for your friend Caidy, a girl with many talents and struggles who is terribly misunderstood.   866 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: Off the Map . . .

My apologies for the lateness!  Put my back out and had trouble sitting long enough to type this! Maps are a fascinating area of story making.   1,242 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: Arthurian Inspirations

King Arthur.  Merlin.  The Knights of the Round Table.  Camelot.  Stories about these things are very much a part of our culture and  fantasy references when talking about knights and kings and such.   1,140 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: Diverse Stories

Just found out YA and children’s author Walter Dean Myers has passed away. The world of literature has lost a great man, and a great voice who gave African American kids stories about kids like themselves.   1,928 more words

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Flashback Fridays: Clones on the run . . .

You’re a world renowned Clone Catcher whose got his toughest case to date.  Lady Kate, a superb actress, is in danger of dying and her clone must be found in time to save her life.   542 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: Cryptic Cryptids and Mythological Monsters

So up to now I’ve done a list of Winged Horses, Unicorns, Dragons, and Little Folk and Fairies—but there are other types of beasties out there, some that are considered Cryptids (these are creatures that some have speculated exist, but there’s no proof that they actually do), and some that are simply monsters from myth. 1,081 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: Fantastic Fathers

So, in honor of Father’s Day, I really should do a post about books featuring fathers in speculative fiction.  Challenge is,  they’re nearly as rare as moms.   1,353 more words

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