Tag Archives: children

7 Tips to Surviving the Summer as a Parent/Author

Replace Daddy with Mommy on that picture.  So, things tend to get screwy when you have kids and summer hits.  Camps are so expensive that you might as well mortgage the house or sell a kidney.  Not your own kidney … Continue reading

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School’s Out and the Summer Begins

The last week of school was a little more chaotic than I expected.  There were a lot of errands and chores along with stress in getting things ready.  Not the least of which was helping to get some dead branches … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Immortal Mother and Daughter

Here’s another teaser from Warlord of the Forgotten Age and there is a little more meat to this one.  So, just a warning there and I hope you enjoy.

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Toby’s Tales by Vicotira Zigler: Now in Audio Book

Written by Victoria Zigler – and now with an audio version read by Joseph A. Batzel – the “Toby’s Tales” series is a five book series designed to show children – and adults too – the struggles and challenges faced … Continue reading

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Fatherhood in Fantasy Fiction

Fatherhood is a slight theme in The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks.  He is proud of being a father and there is one story that involves a father/son.  Another involves orphans being escorted to their new homes.  Originally, I … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & the Orphan’s Shadow

“I still don’t see why you’re needed on this job,” Kia Pulzer says, the guard captain easily matching Ichabod’s long strides. Not wanting to be disturbed, the bald half-elf waves for her men to hang back with the slow-moving wagons. … Continue reading

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Almost Quiet

The week is done With no work to show Though memories have been forged Rough awakenings And no time to rest Much yawning in my future Most plans were met Since the weather held I would have liked a day … Continue reading

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