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Novel Beginnings: A Prologue

The sound of a taught flag pulled between the white-gloved hands of two soldiers is a sound seared into my memory. As the two men began to ceremoniously fold the flag up and over into triangles, thirteen times, the haunting notes of TAPS begin to play.   194 more words


Summer stories: An adventure in reading

My whole life I feel as if I have lived for the piles of books that seem to make their way into my hands between the months of May and August. 1,019 more words


Elizabeth Knox - why do you write?

In answer to they question, ‘But why do you write, specifically? There are other ways to tell stories. Though you obviously love words.‘ (posed by David Larsen in an interview), Elizabeth Knox explained: 429 more words

Story And Identity

'Veil,' the new book by Linden Thorp is now available.

Many apologies dear followers for the delay.  Finally, this book is complete, in PDF form and ePub. Please visit my author’s website at http://www.sbpra.com/lindenthorp/ to take a look. 74 more words

True Nature

The Power of Story: A Beginning

Ioften talk about The Power of Story in my classroom, and I use it a lot in my Tweets. It’s become something of a teaching philosophy and mantra for me this first year as I dive into the reading classroom, … 896 more words

The Power Of Story

Happy St Patrick's Day

Today has become a celebration of green beer, green rivers, green ties, green clothes and a touch of Riverdance. It is also a day where we send Irish blessings across the world as if we were Irish, whether we are or we are not. 200 more words

Heart Song

The Prophecy: A Prologue to a future story

The Sorceress knew the only way she would ever get out of her prison would be to dig deep into the magic she had harbored for so long. 252 more words