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I don't want realism, I want magic

Despite being a fully grown adult with the extreme good fortune of doing something I love for a living, there are still days when all I really want from life is to go back in time and work on the… 1,295 more words


I make stuff up...

A few weeks ago, when I was starved for a book to read, I went to a Sangster’s Book Store and found this book. The price at the back said $500 (and that looked like a reduction of the original price, $1,060), but a blue sticker at the front said… 419 more words

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Inheritance Books: Teresa Morgan

This week’s Inheritance Books are from contemporary romance writer and fellow cake fiend, Teresa Morgan. 

Hi Teresa, welcome to Inheritance Books. I’m out of cake, but I’ve got shortbread. 595 more words

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Poetry In Motion

My thirteen year old daughter is attempting to teach herself British Sign Language.

I had to share with her a video I found when searching You Tube a few years ago to listen again to THAT song after watching Lord Of The Rings. 31 more words


At dawn, look to the East - {Lent}

“Look to my coming at first light on the fifth day. At dawn, look to the East.”

Helm’s Deep. Trapped. A dwindling, weakening army. Looking out across a formidable enemy. 206 more words

“All that is gold does not glitter; not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither; deep roots are not reached by the frost.”

- J.R.R. Tolkein


Avoiding Clichés

Clichés in fantasy are many, and in previous blog posts, I have addressed a few that I try to avoid.  As an author it can be dangerous to make the claim that I am avoiding clichés when they can be hard to avoid.  276 more words