Posts in category The Island Game

Backstory: The Rise of Dimont

Here’s my Wednesday feature that gives you some of the backstory for the Seaward Isle Saga. Lord Dimont is one of the most powerful men in the country of Tamron and is assigned to be the Ambassador to Nasru, a neighboring country, home to King Mortimer.  Joined by his wife, Natalia and three sons, Ellsworth, […]

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A Fantasy Like No Other, Part Three

After I came up with the concept of Seaward Isle, I needed to figure out what it looked like.  It had to have a volcano in the middle because that’s what most islands have.  It was also going to be the home of Zenon, the giant sent by Zeus to keep the Titan imprisoned on […]

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Going Uphill–Both Ways

I recently decided to up my exercise program.  In the past, I went swimming 3 to 4 times a week and on occasion, walk for 30 minutes around the neighborhood.   I would always look behind my complex at the street going up the hill and shook my head.  Too hard, I thought.  Then, I decided […]

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TANGLED OMENS by Joni Parker

What would you do if your omen tied you to the fate of a dangerous pirate spy?  Alex, a young female soldier, has an opportunity to find out.  As she investigates another pirate leader, she’s drawn to the fortunetellers, the Witches of Winden, for answers.  After she receives her puzzling omen, a man bullies his […]

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FREE EBOOK WEEKEND!!!!!

Giveaway weekend, September 15 and 16, 2012 on Amazon.com!!!   My ebooks, “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle” and The Island Game, the Insider Story of Seaward Isle” will be FREE to mark the launch of The Seaward Isle Saga–the fantasy begins. In “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle,” Book One of the Seaward Isle Saga, […]

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“Are You Sure You Don’t Want to be a Lawyer?” by Michelle Gagnon

This essay was in a collection called “How I Got Published,” edited by Ray White and Duane Lindsay, a Writer’s Digest Book.  My intention is to provide comments only on the content of the essay. The author was convinced the writing life was for her, but found that it was necessary to do other things […]

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Giveaway Weekend, September 15-16, 2012

Get your Kindles charged up!  My publisher will offer all ebooks in her library for free on September 15-16, 2012 at www.amazon.com and you can check out her selection at www.Villagegreenpressllc.com. My ebooks, “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle” and The Island Game, the Insider Story of Seaward Isle” will be FREE to mark the […]

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“Two Books in One Week” by Karen Rose Smith

This essay was in a collection called “How I Got Published,” edited by Ray White and Duane Lindsay, a Writer’s Digest Book.  My intention is to provide comments only on the content of the essay. The author wrote for six years and completed thirteen manuscripts before she sold one.  Then, she sold two in the […]

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“Little, But Mighty” by Laura Bradford

This essay was in a collection called “How I Got Published,” edited by Ray White and Duane Lindsay, a Writer’s Digest Book.  My intention is to provide comments only on the content of the essay. The author went with a small press instead of trying for a large publishing house because she didn’t know the […]

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“The Island Game” by Joni Parker

“The Island Game” is a bonus offering for my Seaward Isle Trilogy.  It came about when my editor asked me a few questions about the Elves and I gave her a rundown.  She asked for a brief history of Seaward Isle to help readers understand the unusual situation the inhabitants find themselves in.  This format […]

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