Daily Archives: December 9, 2019

Alethea Kehas interviews Author & Illustrator Andrea Torrey Balsara

Reblogged from The Light Behind the Story as part of the series, “A Better World of Books”: Andrea Torrey Balsara is an author and illustrator who believes in the goodness in people, especially children. Her stories and art reflect her … Continue reading

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On the Edge of a Raindrop ~ Holiday Sale #FREE #BookSale

Originally posted on Lemon Shark:
? Universal Link ? As a little gift to you, gentle readers, my second collection of flash fiction is free for the holidays. Enjoy these bite-sized delights between driving, eating, and unwrapping. It’s the perfect…

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Shimmer ~ Di #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows the dark silhouette of an island in a shimmering lake, surrounded by shadowy hills. The sun is breaking out from behind the clouds in rayed splendour. Out of the blue comes silver, Reaching, … Continue reading

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Sharklets, Panda-Sax, and a #giveaway! Plus: review of DOGGEREL by @SCVincent #travel #Vienna #humor

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
“Sharklets!” The Hub was following me around the house, barely able to contain his excitement. “Where?” We’d just returned from a wonderful trip, and were going through the house. But I hadn’t noticed anything that…

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Guest Author: Ernesto San Giacomo ~ Villains and Heroes: Tweaking a Standard

Imagine someone whose only desire is power, world domination, and/or gathering riches beyond the average dreams of avarice. Such an individual represents a classic villain from the SciFi or Fantasy genres, like Darth Vader from Star Wars or Voldemort from … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Iain Kelly:
The sun broke through the clouds. Another day at sea ahead. By tomorrow they would have reached port at Smuggler’s Cove. The Captain had promised shore leave of a week. He planned to spend most…

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Ani’s Advent 2019! Peace, Sleep and A Disgruntled Story Reading Ape

Hey Santa, Well, I’ll be going home today and, to tell the truth, much as I’ve had fun with all the other animals, I’ll be glad of a rest. I may still be a pup at heart…but my bones don’t … Continue reading

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Tranquility #midnighthaiku

* A tranquil moment Caught in the breath of a breeze Embracing silence *

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