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Creative Expressions

The FINAL Fairy Tale Contest!

Greetings fellow adventurers! I’ve dug myself from under the crazy mess of what was May to share with you this exciting opportunity. If you’re a writer or ever thought of writing or know someone who loves to write, this post is for you. Anne Elisabeth Stengl is doing her fourth and final creative writing contest. … Continue reading »

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Updates & Camp NaNo!

Greetings fellow adventurers! Before we dive into updates and all, have you nominated the best of the best in fantasy? You can find the original post here along with the links to all the other award nomination posts as well. The nominations will close this Friday, July 1st. And as I write this, Edmond from … Continue reading »

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Spotlight: E.A. Creative

Happy Wednesday! Today’s creative spotlight is E. A. Creative over on Society6. *** Emilie Hendryx is another awesome person I met at Realm Makers last year. Anywhere she went, she had her camera. She offered professional photo head shots for us crazy attendees as well as participated in the classes as she is a writer … Continue reading »

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Creative Careers

Sometimes I sit back and think: What am I doing? I’m sure many creatives struggle with balancing reality with dreams. Chasing desires of expression and art. How does art fit in with our world of jobs and bills and responsibilities? It’s an interesting contemplation. One, I think, circles forever and could very well make us … Continue reading »

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Interview: Jennifer Silverwood

Happy Friday y’all! When I saw this cover, I had to know more. Don’t you just love the contrast of the grays and the red? Since she was touring with Prism Book Tour, I decided to invite Jennifer Silverwood to join us for a little interview to get to know her and her book a … Continue reading »

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Cosplay in Action

And the adventures of an introvert finding her tribe. Realm Makers 2015 was amazing! At first, I wasn’t sure what to do with myself. Socially awkward, shy, might have put my foot in my mouth a time or two. AND I didn’t have two kiddos chase around and provide a buffer between me and the … Continue reading »

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Creative Endeavors

This last week or two, I discovered a new song. And it just might be my new theme song. I shared before about different theme songs like February 3, 2013 post on my old blog featuring Plumb’s Need You Now. And then there’s the writing theme songs like Avril Lavigne’s Keep Holding On back in … Continue reading »

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Creative Writing Contest II

Calling all writerly types! (And for those who aren’t, this will be something to put on our to-read list.) I don’t normally post on the weekend, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share with you all Anne Elisabeth Stengl’s Creative Writing Contest and cover reveal. Some of you might remember from last year, … Continue reading »

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Taking a Break

Happy Monday y’all! I know. We all are dragging and slurping our choice of caffeine this morning. And I’m wondering if our drag comes from not taking a break. I’m all about dreaming big, setting goals, making sacrifices, and going for it. And I’m all about encouraging you all to do the same. My dreams were … Continue reading »

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Cultures Galore

For the past week, I’ve been working on a side project. I was about twenty chapters into the sequel to Secrets Kept, and then my drive dried up. You see, there are two new characters we will meet and I just wasn’t happy with how they were being introduced. So I delved into their backstory … Continue reading »

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