Monthly Archives: February 2017

So You Want to Write

If you want to write meaningful fiction, You’ll need a setting that forces your characters to grow. Shall it be modern, Edwardian, or antebellum? Which conflict will nurture the plot elements you sow?   You need a hero to carry

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4 Ways Longshot Island Helps Emerging Authors

Let’s face it–this writing gig is tough. We pour out our hearts on paper, and then we try to get people to read our words. And they’re already busy. 1) Longshot Island can help. I’ve known Daniel White, editor of

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Oak

A shudder of pleasure ran through the oak as the girl settled herself at its base. She pulled out her notebook of sheet music and unpacked her guitar from its case. As she tuned the strings, the oak basked in

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Windrider

This is the final episode of a serial. Part one is Air Attack, and part two is Griffin Egg. Seeking a Haven is part three. *spoiler alert* In part one a teen girl, Amy, and her brownie companion, Morin, help

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Seeking a Haven

This is part three of a serial. Part one is Air Attack, and part two is Griffin Egg. *spoiler alert* In part one, a teen girl, Amy, and her brownie companion, Morin, help drive off a flock of harpies, saving

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Griffin Egg

This is part two of a four-part series. The first episode is available here. *Spoiler alert* In episode one, Gondar and his squad of fae soldiers are nearly wiped out by marauding harpies. They are saved by unlikely allies–a human

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