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A Fantasy Realm Tale: A Coin for a Rumor

*The following is a transcript of a WHUS Radio FM broadcast aired on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 7-8 PM along with the music used to accompany the story.* A Coin for a Rumor {Legends of Azeroth (Main Title) – Tracy Bush – World of Warcraft} Hello again, traveler! Oh, it’s been some time, has it not?… Continue reading A Fantasy Realm Tale: A Coin for a Rumor

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Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince | The End

"Somewhere out in the darkness, a phoenix was singing in a way Harry had never heard before: a stricken lament of terrible beauty. And Harry felt, as he had felt about phoenix song before, that the music was inside him, not without: It was his own grief turned magically to song that echoed across the… Continue reading Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince | The End

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Here are 5 Random Fantasy Writing Prompts to Get You Writing

Sometimes, to get the pen ink flowing, you need a good writing prompt or exercise. I don't use them that often, but when I do use them, I always find them to be very helpful in getting me back into that writing mood. Whether you go through these all in one day or you do… Continue reading Here are 5 Random Fantasy Writing Prompts to Get You Writing

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Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince | The First 100 Pages

"'No, I was merely reading the Muggle magazines,' said Dumbledore. 'I do love knitting patterns.'" Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Page 73 *BEWARE: Minor Spoilers Lie Ahead* And so the magic continues. I absolutely love it when these books give us more insight on how the wizarding world works, so reading through Fudge's interaction… Continue reading Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince | The First 100 Pages

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Why You Should Keeping Writing as You Query for Agents | Query Quest Update

I still do not have an agent for my book, and I'm not disappointed by it. I know this quest is going to take a lot of time. Thankfully, I have the patience for it. It's been over a month since I've sent out my query letters. I've gotten a few rejections and many non-responses.… Continue reading Why You Should Keeping Writing as You Query for Agents | Query Quest Update

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How I Became a Dungeon Master in Dungeons & Dragons

I admit it! I love Dungeons & Dragons. I don't care how nerdy that makes me sound. It's the truth. My only regret is that I didn't know about it or play it sooner. Now, I've only played one campaign and one character for about a little more than half a year. That's not long,… Continue reading How I Became a Dungeon Master in Dungeons & Dragons

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Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix | The End

"Sirius seems a million miles away already, even if a part of Harry still believed that if he had only pulled back that veil, he would have found Sirius looking back at him, greeting him, perhaps, with his laugh like a bark..." Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, Page 844 And so the… Continue reading Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix | The End

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I Won Camp NaNoWriMo!

Today is July 31, 2019, and I finished up my goal of writing 50,000 words for Camp NaNoWriMo with a word count total of 50,462 words. I am not exaggerating when I say I gasped when I saw that I hit my goal. There have been so many times this month where I thought it… Continue reading I Won Camp NaNoWriMo!

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How Camp NaNoWriMo is Going as the End of the Month Approaches

July started with me as an optimistic writer, hitting my daily word count goal every day. It's ending with me being slightly behind but determined to still write those 50,00 words for my Camp NaNoWriMo Challenge of 2019. So, around mid-July, life started to happen. I got a new job and went in for lots… Continue reading How Camp NaNoWriMo is Going as the End of the Month Approaches