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Happy National Tapioca Day! (It was either this or Insurance Awareness Day)

Eat while enjoying the action adventure of Legends of Windemere 1-15 for $2.99/volume.  Volume 1 is FREE! OR Skip the pudding and go right to the fang-filled fun of War of Nytefall 1-8 for $2.99/volume!

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Happy National Seashell Day! (Great Reason to Hit the Beach with a Book)

Lay out in the sun with the action adventure of Legends of Windemere 1-15 for $2.99/volume.  Volume 1 is FREE! OR Enjoy the beach with the fang-filled fun of War of Nytefall 1-8 for $2.99/volume!

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Not Every Person is the Same: Variations of Disorders

Not a big fan of using the word ‘disorder’, but I was having a lot of trouble figuring out what to use.  This is in regards to mental illnesses, mental disabilities, emotional disabilities, disorders, and anything else that isn’t a … Continue reading

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Happy National Bourbon Day! (Enjoy a Glass while Reading)

Relax with the magical adventure of Legends of Windemere 1-15 for $2.99/volume.  Volume 1 is FREE! OR Settle in with the fang-filled fun of War of Nytefall 1-8 for $2.99/volume!  

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Questions 3: Writing from Trauma

Originally, I was going to write at length about this concept.  Then, I thought it would be more beneficial to open up the floor after a small discussion.  Everyone handles trauma differently and writing directly about it isn’t always the … Continue reading

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Happy National Chocolate Ice Cream Day! (Grab a Scoop & a Book)

Enjoy the magical adventure of Legends of Windemere 1-15 for $2.99/volume.  Volume 1 is FREE! OR Indulge in the fang-filled fun of War of Nytefall 1-8 for $2.99/volume!

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Using Personification in Fiction

I’m going to touch on two things this week: PERSONIFICATION and ANTHROPOMORPHISM.  These two literary tactics get mixed up a lot because they’re very similar.  Even the image above isn’t giving the full story.  So, let’s start with the first … Continue reading

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Using Analogies is like Giving Yourself an Ink Blot Test

Did the title work?  Maybe not, which is one of the challenges with analogies.  They’re like jokes in that they depend on the audience and don’t always hit their mark.  You can share an analogy that has one person nodding … Continue reading

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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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The Fun of Temporary Magic Items

When it comes to fantasy, people think a lot about magical items.  Rings, armor, swords, and all of these enchanted objects come to mind.  I hear them get mentioned more often than another category: Temporary Magic Items.  I also like … Continue reading

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