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Finishing Strong in a YA Fantasy Series (Concluding book two “The Mirror Sliver.”)

As any writer knows, its finishing that last sentence of the story which is the trophy of any writing. When writing a series, books can be spaced apart as many as three years, and it can be difficult remembering certain points or plots which you constructed in a previous book. So how do you finish… Continue reading Finishing Strong in a YA Fantasy Series (Concluding book two “The Mirror Sliver.”)

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The End! Or is it?

Well this last semester of undergraduate work is winding down.  I have less than two weeks of student teaching left and I find that I have to admit - I am going to miss the kids.  I've enjoyed being with these ninth graders from Union County High School, and they've taught me a great deal of what it means… Continue reading The End! Or is it?

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Are You Committed?

The past couple of days I've really been thinking a great deal about this word, commitment.  This semester is the last semester I have of classes before I do my student teaching and I've started to prepare my applications for graduate school.  I've sent the manuscripts of Book One "The Forgotten Spell" and half of Book Two "The Mirror… Continue reading Are You Committed?

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Are you one of those? Pro-active or Pro-crastinator?

Well the semester is in full swing, and my plate is overflowing with stuff and more stuff.  This week I have two response papers due for two separate history classes and a French test.  Plus I am interning in the History Department, and I am the History Tutor at the Academic Success Center.  I also decided that… Continue reading Are you one of those? Pro-active or Pro-crastinator?

Short Stories and What Not, Uncategorized

Sneak Peak at Book Two “The Mirror Sliver”

Saturday, a great day to get caught up on things, like some leaf raking, trashing burning and general clean up around the house.  {Sigh} But not this day, its raining cats and dogs.  So homework, it must be for me today and of course, my favorite project at the moment, Book Two of Legends of… Continue reading Sneak Peak at Book Two “The Mirror Sliver”

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One Day My Soul Just Opened Up

Kicking back after finals is going to be a challenge, as my mind seems to never want to quit.  But the next month shall be constructively used for finishing Book Two - "The Mirror Sliver" of my Legends of Green Isle Series and preparing for a History Conference in Dahlonega in which I'll be presenting… Continue reading One Day My Soul Just Opened Up

Short Stories and What Not

Sneak Peek at Book Two in Legends of Green Isle – “The Mirror Sliver” Chapter Eleven

“Let them come,” the husky voice whispered in the dark confines of the cavern.  “Send the brollachan after those who survived the first attack.  Splinter them further.” “Yes, my lord, as you wish,” the witch hissed. The form on the other side of the mirror dissipated, leaving the glass clear, reflecting only the bent and… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Book Two in Legends of Green Isle – “The Mirror Sliver” Chapter Eleven

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The Creation of Green Isle

As an author, stories come to me in many different circumstances.  This particular series was actually a dream I had one night and then, another night.  It was as if the muses were speaking directly to me, and something wonderful was in the beginnings of being created.  This happened in 2003. Now it is 2011.  Eight years… Continue reading The Creation of Green Isle