Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review, from my perspective

WordPress prepared a statistical summary of activity on my blog for 2012. But I’d rather give you my version of what really happened on the blog this year. This blog, Sillyverse, which is my first and only blog so far, began on … Continue reading

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Chapter 18 of Dragon Lady, and servants

“A day in the life of Patty Leigh,” chapter 18 of The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge, is now available. Our magicians have been busy. But as everyone ought to know, they could not survive a day without the help of Patty … Continue reading

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Xmas meets Tarot (the holiday non-post post)

A mystical, magical holiday season to you all! (If you want the artist’s explanation of the symbolism of this variation on the Moon card of the Tarot, go here.)

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Chapter 17 of Dragon Lady, the future, and the holidays

“Teamwork,” chapter 17 of The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge, is now available. Rebecca and Abigail know who their foe is. Can they find clues to defeat him by searching in the town, in the Burning Dog, and in the Devil’s Acre? … Continue reading

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Query to readers: criticizing the writing of others

I’ve run into an issue, and need help. I’m reading the blogs of several writers. Their experiences are varied, the quality of their writing more so. What kind of criticism should I offer them? My difficulty can be boiled down … Continue reading

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Chapter 16 of Dragon Lady, and money

“Family and friends,” chapter 16 of The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge, is now available. Rebecca goes home to see her parents, only to confront new magical surprises. And how does one receive a daughter who is feared by the town as … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Transformation

They tell you “write what you know.” But that’s not really what you have to do. What you know is only your start, your inspiration. You need to transform it into something that others will read, that will inspire and … Continue reading

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