Category Archives: Mythic Fiction

Melusine

The rhythmic whoosh and whish of the sea drew Melusine on. Down river she swam, avoiding the hooks of the anglers there. She just wanted to see the sea, just this once. But she had been warned not to stray … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late

As any writer will tell you, there’s no such thing as too many beta readers. They are the most valuable, treasured part of the writing process. So if you’ve been toying, but yet undecided, there is still time. Alsalda Bear … Continue reading

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Update: Books Past, Present and Future

Gosh, two updates in one year, what’s going on here. Three things. 1: Once again, I’ve a need of beta readers In Hare and Adder (Book One, Alsaldic Lands Trilogy) Hegrea is denied the granary she’d been promised as a child … Continue reading

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CCC191: Two Hundred and Thirty-Seven Days

One thousand days of walking, that’s what the story told. One thousand days from the west coast, where I was currently residing, to the east coast where I’d been sent to gather the shells. Yellow tourmaline shells, themselves the subject … Continue reading

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CCC189: Changes

I was first born a stag and three hundred years I lived as he. But without a doe, or one of my kind, life paled and I was glad to change. I next became an eagle soaring high. Three hundred … Continue reading

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The Pole That Threads

Kerrid watched the sky, a sullen stare at the encircling Star Serpent, a fervent prayer to the Spinner for some sign, any sign, some guidance. That sign came the third night. She thought she’d entranced to the Web, yet there … Continue reading

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A Killing Scene

He was coming at her with great long strides. And she bemused, not understanding, stood stick still, her luminous exudation twitching and tiny-gust-swirling when she should’ve been in his head. 30 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Luminous Taken … Continue reading

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Spring Update 2022

A Regular Pattern Followers on this blog will notice over the past year I’ve settled into a regular pattern.  Marie’s Photo Challenge. Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt. Sunday Picture Post. Tuesday Treats, and Crimson’s Creative Challenge. My personal life has been … Continue reading

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Book Review: Roots of Rookeri by Crispina Kemp — Sammi Loves Books

Crispina Kemp, historical fantasy author of the five book series, The Spinner’s Game, and Learning to Fly, is about to release another fantastic story, this time, Roots of Rookeri, my review for which you can find below.  It’s set for release … Continue reading

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CCC177: My Little Pony

“I spit on the Romans and spit trebly upon that hill-tribe queen, Caradoc-Bear’s own kin, who handed him over to the emperor’s men, saying she ‘feared Roman retribution elsewise’.” “Queen Cartimandua?” “Yeh, her. My little pony.” Neve didn’t understand the … Continue reading

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