Category Archives: fantasy

99c throughout July! – A new book in the Legends of Windemere series by Charles E. Yallowitz!

A battered soul faces a city of monsters in Quest of the Brokenhearted! As Windemere moves forward, a broken spirit falls into the shadows. Two years have passed since Luke Callindor was lost during the champions’ battle against Baron Kernaghan. … Continue reading

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Charles Yallowitz is Lucinda E. Clarke’s guest… with an excerpt of his new book!

Reblogged from Lucinda E. Clarke: My guest this week is a name that often pops up on my social media as he’s very ‘into’ marketing and very successful at it too.  Charles has a new book out and we have … Continue reading

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More than survival

  One of my all-time favourite fantasy cycles is the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever by Stephen Donaldson. They were the first fantasy books I ever read other than the classics such as Tolkien, Lewis and Carroll. My grandfather … Continue reading

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The right way to write?

There was a bit of a conversation going on yesterday over at Serendipity about finding your voice as a writer. It is something with which many writers are preoccupied and with reason. Your voice is your signature. The tone, the … Continue reading

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Shades of the Golden Age…

As a child, I loved the old movies of the swashbuckling variety. Even then, I knew the stories were not real and the history likely to be wildly innaccurate. Romance and adventure did not wait behind every tree. Magic, though, … Continue reading

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‘Pictures from and Exhibition’ from Tallis Steelyard… now available on Kindle

Now available on Amazon UK and Amazon.com

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Pictures from an Exhibition blog tour with Tallis Steelyard – Partannese Promenade

I suspect that future amateur cultural historians (I cannot conceive of a society so wastrel that it would pay historians whilst honest poets go hungry) will ponder long over the various influences on Port Naain. Now ask anybody in Port … Continue reading

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Self portrait of the artist – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard… the story begins (and will continue here tomorrow…): Andeal Willnoton Quillabin is an artist; a painter admittedly but still an artist. Purely between ourselves, he’s rather a good one. If you look at one of his … Continue reading

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Childhood fantasy

He’s right… by the time you reach an age with double figures, fairy stories are for babies… and you are no longer a babe. In just the same way that we cease admitting to the guilty affection for the music … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – Lyn Horner, Mae Clair, Colleen Chesebro, Annika Perry, Jaye Marie and Anita Dawes.

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: Welcome to Friday’s author update with new releases and recent reviews from authors in the Cafe and Bookstore. If you have news and are on the shelves then please let me know by emailing me sally.cronin@moyhill.com Visit … Continue reading

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