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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Dreaming Stones: Caught in the Middle…

It was definitely a first… I have never stood within one distinct stone circle and been able to look at two others on the near horizon. The stone circle of Callanish II, otherwise known as Cnoc Ceann a’Gharaidh, stands just … 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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