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. 🙂 "The Grump Wizard"  by E.E. Rawls The old wizard stared down at the village tucked in the valley. For years he’d been helping the villagers—increasing their crops, curing illness, bringing sunny skies, … Continue reading The Grumpy Wizard

2017 Resolutions Tag

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Time to sit around the bonfire, roasting marshmallows, on this chilly winter day in the northern hemisphere. This is the perfect time for the Resolution Blog Tag, a chance to share with you my goals and hopes for this new year! Book blogger Trisha Ann tagged me for this. My Bookish Resolutions: To read faster! 🙂 … Continue reading 2017 Resolutions Tag

“A New Year Is Coming” #poem

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"A New Year Is coming" The clock ticks forward Second by second by second The new year fast approaching, The long handle has one tick left One last second And within that second time stands still. Thoughts race through your head... What will this new year bring? Will I reach my long-time goal? Will the … Continue reading “A New Year Is Coming” #poem

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 useful ways to tweak daily writing habits—good habits that will help me draft a story faster. Here I'll share with you those three tips I found most vital. Before this, I thought: "Me? Right a story in … Continue reading Three Things I Learned This Year’s NaNoWriMo

It’s Q&A Time! My Blogiversary Celebration Is Finally Here!

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Celebrating two years of blogging! Let's get started and celebrate with this Q&A, in which I answer your questions! I give a big thank you to everyone who participated. This blog wouldn't be anything without you. You've each added so much to this blog and my journey as an author over these past years. Thank you! Now, … Continue reading It’s Q&A Time! My Blogiversary Celebration Is Finally Here!

The Tookish Tag, Celebrating Tolkien’s Works & LOTR’s Birthday!

I found this tag via author friend C.B. Cook's blog, and knew that, as a Tolkien fan myself, I had to do this challenge! Especially since today is the birthday of Lord of The Rings! *cheering loudly* This is also a conclusion to the #SilmarillionAwards that have been going on all this summer long! Okay, so, … Continue reading The Tookish Tag, Celebrating Tolkien’s Works & LOTR’s Birthday!

Vampire Flying Frog, Yes It’s Real

Yep, you read that right! In the spirit of October and all things spooky, I can't resist sharing this find. 🙂

The Reader Problems Tag

A big thank you to Sara Letourneau for tagging me for this fun blog hop! I’m finally getting around to doing it, yes! I’ve been so wrapped up in editing and stuff that blog challenges fell to the side of my “to do” pile (eep!), but now I am going through them, and it’s so … Continue reading The Reader Problems Tag