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Tagged With: writing

Getting to know Huldfreyja–My writing process for the sequel to Hapeny Magick

My writing process for Tangled Magick, the second book in the Hapenny Magick series, was much different than writing the first. For one thing, I already knew my characters through and through, so there would be no surprises, right? Wrong! My characters threw me curveballs while I was writing—especially Leif. I do plan for surprises … Continue reading »

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The Tangled Magick book trailer is here!

Tangled Magick is coming in April 2015! It’s the sequel to my award winning children’s book Hapenny Magick! Here’s what the book is about: A hapenny should live a simple life, but two years ago Maewyn Bridgepost discovered her magick and saved her village from a troll invasion. Now as an official Protector of the … Continue reading »

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Call Sign Karma, Character Blitz!

Today we are having a character blitz post for CALL SIGN KARMA by debut author Jamie Rae. This book will be released January 5th, 2015. Be sure to check out the teasers and rafflecopter below.   Click here to ADD THE BOOK TO GOODREADS   Learn more about Locke Sinclair   Learn more about Tinklee … Continue reading »

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From Sketch to (almost!) Finished—-The first Illustration for Bedtime for Little Owl

I spent much of this weekend working on the first illustration for my story Bedtime for Little Owl. It isn’t quite complete yet, but it’s finished enough to get your feedback, and show you the sketch it started from. Why did I start with this panel? Well, actually, it was the only one I had … Continue reading »

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Bedtime for Little Owl

I am working on a new project, because I wasn’t busy enough (joking!) This book is a new challenge I’ve set for myself though. The story is about a little owl who wants to stay awake during the day and explore because the world looks so beautiful in the sunshine, but he discovers that there … Continue reading »

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Books are Magic! Why two North Carolina Moms collect books for needy children and how you can help!

A couple of months ago I stumbled upon this great non-profit organization run by two moms in North Carolina called Books Are Magic. After reading about them and what they believe I decided that I wanted to help.  Hapenny Magick was recently picked up by Spencer Hill Press for re-release and I had a couple … Continue reading »

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Fox Hollow Tales, a new series of picture storybooks!

To the right is the fabulous sketch for the new series of children’s storybooks that the fabulous Pat Ann Lewis, illustrator of Hapenny Magick and To Find A Wonder, are working on. I can’t wait to show you all some of the fantastic artwork PA has done for the book. Stay tuned for exciting details … Continue reading »

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Fight Like A Girl… A Boston Glow author panel

I’m really excited to announce that I will be a part of this fabulous panel at Boston Glow on Tuesday, September 18th. You can find out more information by visiting their website, following them on Facebook, or Twitter @Boston_GLOW. We will be talking about strong, empowered girls in today’s fiction. See you there!

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A poem for my father: Memory or Dream?

  In January I had to take a poetry class for part of my requirements for my B.A. in creative writing. Now, writing poetry isn’t really my thing, and reading it, well, it’s not high on the priority list. Every once in a while I find a poem that gets me though and after writing … Continue reading »

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Hapenny Magick, audio book sneak “listen”

I have been dying to share this news with you all and now I finally can! Hapenny Magick is going to be a wonderful audiobook narrated by Simon Brooks, a local (to me!) professional storyteller.Please visit his website and take a listen to some of his other wonderful audio stories! Simon has graciously decided that … Continue reading »

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