Category Archives: Guest post

Living Lore: Bobby Fairfield ~ A very brief history of an infamous Exmoor family.

Everyone was aware of the reputation accorded the family known as the Doones, who in the mid seventeenth century lived somewhere on the moors. Most could or would not say exactly where. They were reputed to be a family of … Continue reading

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Guest author: Kevin Morris ~ Wild Flowers

“I perceive The flowers as I Pass by. Should I Grieve That they will die? I paused and smelt And felt Their slim stems that I Could so easily break. I chose not to take And did the blooms forsake, … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Lyn Horner ~ Coyote Tales

Lyn Horner is back with more Navajo teaching tales… this time she writes of Coyote, a creature dear to Stuart and I as we worked with Coyote on the first book in our Lore Weavers series,  An Imperious Impulse: Coyote … Continue reading

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Guest author: Tim Clarkson ~ Æthelflæd: the Lady of the Mercians

This year marks the 1100th anniversary of the death of one of the most remarkable women in English history. Her name was Æthelflæd and she died at Tamworth in Staffordshire on 12th June 918. She was the eldest daughter of … Continue reading

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Guest author: Abbie Johnson Taylor ~ French Silk Pie #shortstory

I glanced up from my dessert and saw him. He was sitting at the next table, also alone, also eating French silk pie. Our eyes met. He stood, picked up his plate, and carried it to my table. Sitting down … Continue reading

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Guest author: G. Michael Vasey ~ I’m an artist

Someone said to me this last weekend – “You are an artist.” I wasn’t quite sure which way to take this comment after all, I had my fifth whisky and soda in hand and perhaps he was referring to my … Continue reading

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Elusive Realities: Patty Lyne Fletcher ~ The Presence

Nocturnal Journal Part 3 The Presence Thor’s Day June 14, 2018 ~ Edited July 24, 2018 Tarot cards drawn on day of writing: 2 of swords, and the judges card. *** When I woke the clock said it was 8:43 … Continue reading

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Guest author: Ann Chiappetta ~ The Wedding

Cass grabbed a sweater from the closet and sighed with relief. Everything was taken care of; the kids were settled and her sister in-law, Linda, had the phone numbers, insurance cards and bedtime instructions for the evening. Liz waited in … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Marie Lavender ~ Creating the Other World

Whenever I write in a new genre, it is daunting at first. I take the time to familiarize myself with books in that category, all the while looking at the rules it takes to write such a story. But I’ll … Continue reading

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Guest author: Phyllis Staton Campbell ~ Out of the Night

Two women, two centuries, and one man determined to destroy them, even from the grave. Chris has faced many challenges in her twenty-one years of life, a mother more involved with her career than with her daughter, a father who … Continue reading

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