Category Archives: Books

What’s the point of blogging?

Blogging is a commitment… it takes time, energy and work to produce a respectable blog. What starts as a free site often begins to cost money and, every so often, you will wonder whether or not the returns are worth … Continue reading

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Lore Weavers: Coyote Tales…

* Coyote is a Native American culture hero, buffoon, and trickster figure who mixes animal and human traits to mostly comic, often catastrophic, and sometimes salutary effect. * The world in which Coyote moves can be conceived as a parallel … Continue reading

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Religious Endeavour… Stuart France

* “Most religious stories Are more ancient than their religion.” – Count Jack Black Reblogged from Stuart France

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An Imperious Impulse: Shadow Lands…

* … “You must guard against your propensity to act foolishly, Coyote,” said Death Spirit. “Yes,yes,” said Coyote, “I will do just as you say, as always.” “Very well,” said Death Spirit, “you will travel for five days and cross … Continue reading

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An Imperious Impulse: Lodge of the Dead…

* …It happened that Coyote’s wife was sitting near the entrance to the Lodge of the Dead. “Sit here, next to your wife,” said Death Spirit. Coyote could not see anything. It looked to him like he was standing in … Continue reading

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An Imperious Impulse…

  * Coyote’s wife became ill and died. Coyote was devastated and did nothing but howl for the loss of her. The Great Spirit tired of the eternal racket Coyote had set up and sent Death Spirit to calm him. … Continue reading

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Guest author: Trent P. McDonald ~ Of Prompts, Novellas and Books

In case you haven’t heard, I’m releasing a book of two fantasy novellas on May 21! Both of the novellas, Towards the Light and The Mad Quest, were written in response to Sue’s #writephoto prompts. I’m sure you are all … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Fin Cop…

* …On the screen of inner sight a single glowing point of light that seems farther than the farthest star, yet closer than the sun. Between her and the light nothing but the streaks of passage… a stream of movement, … Continue reading

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The Hobbler’s Hovel… Stuart France

* … “Strength of my sword-arm,” continued Fiachna, “destitute and decrepit though I now am, I have a treasure hidden away. I never dared dream I would live to pass it on to Cuill’s son.” “Fine will be the gift … Continue reading

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Falling into Step… Stuart France

* … “Fiachna, son of Conga,” shouted Daatho, “there is a man here who wants a word with you.” “Let him who wants a word with me, fall into step with me, replied Fiachna. “Spoken like a true champion,” said … Continue reading

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