“Dragons & Ravens,” the book is finally here!

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Hey, guys! It's time. It's here, after much work. May I present to you the new fantasy book release in the Draev Guardians series: Curse of fire. Hercule, the young heir of House Dragonsbane, has everything that wealth can purchaseā€”that is, everything except for the one thing he longs for most: true freedom. And when … Continue reading “Dragons & Ravens,” the book is finally here!

Here it is! The Most Faithful Friend Silmaril Award Goes to…

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The autumn colors filled Rivendell with beauty. Samwise had spent the past several days lodging with the elves, admiring the architecture and the grand waterfall as he prepared for his award presentation. But now the time had come, and Sam stood before the growing crowd upon Rivendell's widest terrace, overlooking the waterfall. The calm sound … Continue reading Here it is! The Most Faithful Friend Silmaril Award Goes to…

The Top 5 Nominations Are Now In! Vote For Your Favorite To Win!

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It's time to vote for your favorite fantasy characters. Voting ends September 16th and the winners will be announced, one each week a day, between September 17-28! I'll be announcing the winner of the Most Faithful Friend award right here. The top five nominees for this award are: The Nominees Rosie from the Tales of … Continue reading The Top 5 Nominations Are Now In! Vote For Your Favorite To Win!

Silmaril Awards 2019 nominations are now open! Most Faithful Friend Award

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The Silmaril Awards are all about celebrating fantasy fiction. While most awards go to authors or books, these awards go to the characters themselves! This annual award ceremony, is the time when awards are presented to fantasy characters from novels, who are nominated and voted by YOU the attendees. These awards will be presented by … Continue reading Silmaril Awards 2019 nominations are now open! Most Faithful Friend Award

The Grumpy Wizard

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I wrote a fun short story for you today, for the #MakeTheVillainAHero challenge posted over on Tales From a Modern Bard! Enjoy. šŸ™‚ "The Grump Wizard" Ā by E.E. Rawls The old wizard stared down at the village tucked in the valley. For years heā€™d been helping the villagersā€”increasing their crops, curing illness, bringing sunny skies, … Continue reading The Grumpy Wizard

The Mystery Blogger Award

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Sara LetourneauĀ graciously nominated me for this award. Thank you! Don't you just love the word "Mystery" in a title? It's as if you've found the key to some mysterious door, and on the other side lies secret treasures... Before I go off on a tangent, though, here are the details about the Mystery Blogger Award, … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award

Try, And Try Again

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Blue butterflies were an important source of income for the Farfalle Village each spring, and the week was soon approaching when they would pass through the nearby woods. Emma was determined to be among the young people who caught one for her family. She watched the villagers working on their nets to catch the special … Continue reading Try, And Try Again

Library Of Dreams #poem #booknerd

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Shelves sitĀ dusty, cobwebs drip down the ceiling The scent of old paper fills the air. She wanders between the bookcases Trailing a finger along rows of leatherĀ spines. One glowsĀ a shade of gold, and she halts before it, curious Pinching the spine and pulling the book free. Its yellowed pages slide open, and a bright light … Continue reading Library Of Dreams #poem #booknerd

Three Things I Learned This Year’s NaNoWriMo

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This November was my first ever attempt at NaNoWriMo (even if I didn't "officially" sign up). This venture wasn't easy, but it did show me usefulĀ ways to tweak daily writing habitsā€”good habits thatĀ will help me draft a storyĀ faster. Here I'llĀ share with you thoseĀ threeĀ tips I found most vital. Before this, I thought: "Me? Right a storyĀ in … Continue reading Three Things I Learned This Year’s NaNoWriMo

October Summary and Leaf Love, 2016 #monthlywrapup #booknerd #authorblog

Fall colors, pumpkin spice and everything nice! Isn't autumn so beautiful? I don't know about you, but I took way too many photos of treesĀ this season! (said photos in this post šŸ˜‰ ) But besides all ofĀ that, there were exciting things that happened thisĀ October: I sent out a special e-newsletter announcing (for the first time) … Continue reading October Summary and Leaf Love, 2016 #monthlywrapup #booknerd #authorblog