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Fish Girl by Donna Jo Napoli, illustrated by and coauthored with David Wiesner

Lovely graphic novel about a mermaid, Mira, who’s being kept in a building sized, boardwalk aquarium by a controlling man, who calls himself King Neptune. Her only friend is an octopus.   107 more words


Happy Free Blog Week: KingKiller

“The KingKiller Chronicles: Book 1,” also known as, “The Name of the Wind,” is a beautiful piece of fantasy that will find its way next to Tolkien someday. 294 more words

To Ride Hell's Chasm, by Janny Wurts

Hell’s Chasm terrifies me, and it does so because Janny Wurts’ talent for writing about a harrowing flight through some of nature’s most unforgiving terrain is second to no one. 942 more words


Termanicz Update (from my Patreon page)

Here is where I am now.  As you can see, I have been working on cleaning up the basic tower painting (towers on right are still rough) and experimenting with lighting the buildings (second section on the far left tower).   43 more words


NaNoWriMo 2017 Plan Change - September 24, 2017

I have decided to change my plans for NaNoWriMo this year. Before I was going to write the first drafts of several of my already planned out stories of which I have a literal ton, but now I will be focusing on a single story about a girl who finds herself trapped in a world that is not her own where some people want her dead. 151 more words


Payment Due (Another Way to Own Your Heart (or How to Eat it Really))

The large ballroom was a golden sunlight, multicolored gems hanging from diamond strings glittering like a rippling stream. The gowns reminded her of overly colorful bloated fish that ate too much and moved too little. 981 more words


A Strange Scottish Shore (Emmaline Truelove #2) by Juliana Gray

This review is going to contain spoilers for the first book in the series, A Most Extraordinary Pursuit, previously reviewed here. If you haven’t read it and intend to, unspoiled, then stop reading right now because this review will VERY quickly reveal the big secret of that book (and the series). 733 more words

Historical Fiction