Daily Archives: August 7, 2020

The Story Reading Ape Meets Guest Author, K. M. Allan…

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: My name is Kate. I’m a YA writer who also blogs about writing. I’ve always been a reader, which naturally morphed into being a writer. I can’t remember if I made a conscious choice … Continue reading

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Fantasy ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

“How have you been doing during the lockdown?” “Not bad, not bad. It’s a good thing we are all readers!” “Even Chad? I can’t picture a 17-year-old being content to reading all day.” “Oh, yes, he happily stays locked in … Continue reading

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Calanais: Busy…

* …’Busy’ would, perhaps be a better word? * We do not mind busy stones at all, and this lot look like they are dancing! * However, when the stones are busy with people, things can get a bit disconcerting. … Continue reading

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Fantasy ~ Honoré Dupuis #writephoto

As they prepared to leave and go home – a long way away – they started fantasising… There would be an island, a secret garden, a view over the old church, new colours and space for dreaming and loving. Perhaps … Continue reading

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A Magical Tradition… Stuart France

* The Roman Catholic Church’s criteria for ‘conferring sainthood’ rests upon intercession. * Intercession can be described as, ‘the predilection of disincarnate entities to effect the incarnate world in a positive way’. * If enough people report a successful outcome … Continue reading

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Olivia Comes Home ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Olivia tiredly trudged down the steep, rocky walk toward the village. It had been a disappointing journey for the most part. She hoped this wouldn’t be another town that enforced masks. She always kept one handy, but it frequently smudged … Continue reading

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The pen moves slowly across the page, as if resisting the words that spill forth in ink. There is a hesitancy, a reluctance, as if the writer herself does not want to see the story that is unfolding. An expression … Continue reading

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Fantasy ~ Joelle LeGendre #writephoto

Left in the comments… Once, I dreamed of living in castle with servants dressing in fine silks each day while my prince smiled sweetly. . Once, I dreamed of being compellingly beautiful, kings at my feet begging for an eternity … Continue reading

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Damsel #midnighthaiku

Worn on summer’s breast As ephemeral as youth Jewels rest lightly *    

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