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SoF Chapter 7: A Summoner of Fire

Shadow of Flame

Chapter 7: A Summoner of Fire

The morning sun broke through thick clouds of the east.  In a fine house on the northeast side of the town of River Forks, young Grendal, son of Grendath, rolled over in his bed and buried his face in his feather pillow, revolting from the light.  5,658 more words


"Mrs. Sinclair's suitcase" by Louise Walters

Sometimes the cover really does sell the book.   Such was the case with Louise Walters’ “Mrs. Sinclair’s suitcase“.  A cover that is immediately attractive to bibliophiles – fitting because books play a role in the story. 622 more words

Book Reviews

SoF Chapter 6: A Dangerous Arcanist

Hello folks, Here is the long-awaited Chapter 6. This was an especially difficult one to edit because of the information content. It’s meant to be a chapter of internal storytelling which provides a fair amount of exposition, but without becoming a massive “info dump”. 4,735 more words


In a Dark, Dark Wood - A Review


Nora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back.
Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen do arrives. 222 more words

Book Reviews

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I was asked recently how I came up with the character for the baddie in… 365 more words


Release Day on the Fritz

So my book is out! Time to stand in line behind the one million other authors who can say the same. Still, I’m excited and proud, who wouldn’t be, right?  266 more words

Burial Rites

Well, hello there! It has been a while–longer than I realized, actually. I guess this girl didn’t have quite as much free time as she thought she did in that last year of law school. 521 more words