Monthly Archives: May 2022

Happy Macaroon Day! (Eat Some while Enjoying a Fantasy Adventure for $2.99)

Grab your snacks and get comfortable for a wild jungle adventure in Legends of Windemere: Charms of the Feykin!

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Floyd’s Fantastic Flower Shop: Allergy Meds in Back

Welcome to the magic flower shop.  Each of our flowers bestows a special ability if you wear it.  These last until they die, so work hard to keep your purchase alive for as long as possible.  Please be aware that … Continue reading

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Happy Pink Flamingo Day! Let’s See the Inspiration

So, today is the National Pink Flamingo Day, which is about these guys: I thought it would be more interesting to do a post about the real thing.  After all, flamingos are one of the most identifiable and popular birds … Continue reading

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Goal Post: A Possible Return to Writing

The last time I wrote anything new was late August/early September.  I’m talking stories and not blog posts.  This school year has been really busy both as a TA and as a parent, so time and energy weren’t there.  Now, … Continue reading

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Questions 3: The Power Up for You!

This might be more difficult than I assume.  Being someone who has played video games since childhood, I’m used to temporary Power Ups.  Others might not be so quick to think up anything.  So, take your time if you want … Continue reading

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Anthologies

Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. In my last post, I talked about the advantages of writing short stories and how they could be stand-alone works… Anthologies

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Poetry Day: Bad Weather Bastards

(Seriously, why do so many people lose their minds when the weather turns?  It’s the opposite of what one should do on the road.) As rain falls in powerful sheets. All the idiots with cars enter the streets. Acting like … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Using Power Ups in Fiction

We do tend to think more about video games than books when it comes to temporary Power Ups.  Yet, they are around with much less fanfare.  You don’t have to hit a block with your head to get them out.  … Continue reading

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16 Reasons to read your work aloud

Most writers have learned the importance of reading their words aloud. It’s advice I heeded early on and am happy to pass along. Writing works on … 16 Reasons to read your work aloud

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Happy National Brothers Day! (Send Him a Book about Barbarians and Magic!)

Give a gift of action adventure with Legends of Windemere: Tribe of the Snow Tiger!  It has barbarians who are kind of like He-Man, which your brother may have played with if . . . I’m feeling old.

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