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Short Stories vs Novels: A Taste of Both Worlds

With The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks, I’ve stepped more into short stories than I did before.  Normally, I’m more of a novelist with a love of series as you can tell from Legends of Windemere.  I dabbled a bit because … Continue reading

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Post Revisited: Crushers of Souls and Puppies

Due to being busy with things and heading out for the weekend, I’m going to keep the ‘Post Revisits’ going for today.  This one was originally posted on January 2, 2013. I read a post about the characteristics of heroes … Continue reading

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What Is A Successful Author?

Back in a post, Shawn from Down Home Thoughts had the following comment: “So is an author a successful writer? You might play off the shades of meaning between the two. I tend to see authors as published and successful … Continue reading

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L.o.W.- Prodigy of Rainbow Tower Part 6

“I’m going to miss this place. What about the rest of you?” Nimby cheerfully asks as he joins the others at the front gate. The sky is filled with rainclouds that give the day a slightly depressing appearance. “I can’t … Continue reading

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L.o.W.- Prodigy of Rainbow Tower Part 4

Luke tries to carefully push his way through the celebrating crowd. Most of the guests are lords and dignitaries from various cities who are hoping to recruit elite soldiers and bodyguards among the graduates, so Luke isn’t surprised at the … Continue reading

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L.o.W.: Prodigy of Rainbow Tower Part 2

“It is rare that we gather like this. Even the elusive dragon gods have decided to attend this council,” a horse-headed giant announces. He sits atop a throne of blades while letting his steely gaze scan his surroundings. “I ask … Continue reading

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L.o.W.-Prodigy of Rainbow Tower Part 1

Deep within the bowels of the Caster Swamp, a cave pulses with putrid, green light. The area around the cave reeks of death with silenced frogs floating belly-up in the bubbling water. Blackened willows twist in unnatural shapes to shield … Continue reading

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