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Books are a Uniquely Portable Magic

As said by Stephen King, “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”

No matter how many times I hear it or read it, it never ceases to amaze me. 440 more words

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Bad Fall - Part 93

Marka slips something into Frank’s coffee. For the moment, he’s asleep with James watching him.

“I hardly knew that man in there,” Marka said, gulping for air. 833 more words

Dellani Oakes

How to Write Great Settings: Some Do’s and Don’ts

Creating a setting for a novel is more complex than simply describing the location where the story action occurs. Setting is more than a word picture of a place. 257 more words

Writing Craft

Clans of the Alphane Moon

Clans of the Alphane Moon is the seventh novel that I have read by Philip K. Dick.  The first I read was Valis – and I was totally unsure what to make of it, except a strong inclination that it was quite good.  879 more words

Novels

Summer Gone, September Here

It’s already the second of September. Despite my expectations for a fast-flying summer, the arrival of this date still caught me off guard. I’m finally ready to start querying my first novel manuscript, and now it is one of the worst times of year to attempt such an endeavor. 341 more words

Novels