3 Quotes Challenge (more!)

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain Got to love Mark Twain's sense of humor! Though my writer's mind may be too adventurous to keep a sleepy conscience... 😉 ~~~~~ “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because … Continue reading 3 Quotes Challenge (more!)

“Greed” & “Dare Not Touch” #haiku #poems

Haiku for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge—a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s brain active! This week's words: Beautiful & Curse. “Greed” Beautiful ruby Beware what greed manifests The jewel’s curse spreads. ~ “Dare Not Touch” The waves were a curse, She watched their beauty sadly As her life … Continue reading “Greed” & “Dare Not Touch” #haiku #poems

“Found Out” & “Hunt” #haiku #poems

Haiku for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge—a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s brain active! This week's words: Secret & Burn. ~ © 2017 E.E. Rawls & RawlsE.wordpress.com For book news and exclusives from me, subscribe to the Reader's list. (Image courtesy of Pixabay) Also by me: Fantasy-flavored poems, imaginative short stories, … Continue reading “Found Out” & “Hunt” #haiku #poems

8 Lessons Learned From Fantasy

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What lessons have I learned from fantasy stories? To some, fantasy is just fantasy, but to those of us who know better, fantasy is a way of showing real life lessons through an entertaining setting and in an easy-to-understand way. You escape your world, and yet at the same time you learn how to deal with … Continue reading 8 Lessons Learned From Fantasy

“The Last” & “Promise” #haiku #poems

  Haiku for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge—a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s brain active! ~ © 2017 E. E. Rawls and RawlsE.wordpress.com Subscribe to my Reader's list for sneak peeks, giveaways, and writing tips as I go through the highs and lows of the author journey! (Image courtesy of … Continue reading “The Last” & “Promise” #haiku #poems

Are You Listening? Snow Is Glistening! #haiku #poems #MerryChristmas to all.

Haiku for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge–a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s brain active! This week’s words are: Bells & Ring. “Are You Listening?” Frost bites as they wait Through the darkness bells chime forth, Rings of Santa’s sleigh. ~ “Snow Is Glistening” Icicle bells ring While the … Continue reading Are You Listening? Snow Is Glistening! #haiku #poems #MerryChristmas to all.

The Fairy, The Hunter, And The Quest For Fhern #NaNoWriMo #beautifulbooks link-up

Today, I'd like to introduce you to the novella project I've been working on for NaNoWriMo, as well as answer this month's Beautiful Books questions on its progress thus far. A monthly link-up, hosted by Paper Fury and Further Up & Further In, where authors/writers answer a series of questions regarding their books-in-progress! Find my other BP posts here. First, … Continue reading The Fairy, The Hunter, And The Quest For Fhern #NaNoWriMo #beautifulbooks link-up

Maze #3LineTales

He stepped forward with care, peering around the corner of each alcove he approached. The air smelled of damp rock and mold, and fog began creeping up from the flagstones underfoot. He had to hurry, had to escape this stone maze. My piece for the weekly Three Line Tales prompt by Sonya of Only 100 … Continue reading Maze #3LineTales

Time To Tease The Characters Of Strayborn!

I was nominated by fellow writer Sara Letourneau to do this fun tag called The Six-Questions Character Challenge. This is a fun way for me to further introduce you to three of the characters from Strayborn (novel-in-progress), and add a dose of humor! 😉 Here's a brief explanation from the creator of this tag Briana deSilva @ The Story … Continue reading Time To Tease The Characters Of Strayborn!

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 trees this season! (said photos in this post 😉 ) But besides all of that, there were exciting things that happened this October: I sent out a special e-newsletter announcing (for the first time) … Continue reading October Summary and Leaf Love, 2016 #monthlywrapup #booknerd #authorblog