Posts in category The Black Elf of Seaward Isle

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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“Raising a Son–With Men on the Fringes” by Robyn Marks

“Models for Writers: Short Essays for Composition” by Alfred Rosa and Paul Eschholz, University of Vermont, was obviously written for classroom purposes and I have the ninth edition published in 2007.  I’m not sure what level it was for, surely it was way after I was in school, but I found the essays to be […]

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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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A Fantasy Like No Other–Part Two

When I decided to make Seaward Isle an island lost in time and space, I still had to know where it was.  It was an island from the Elf World called Eledon, but I didn’t know where Eledon was either.  It took me over a dozen manuscripts to figure it out so don’t expect an […]

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A Fantasy Like No Other

The Seaward Isle Saga began as a fanbook of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.  The movies were captivating and I have all three in long and extended versions.  One day, my sister said that she identified with the Hobbits because she was short.  I, too, am short, but I identified with the Elves.  From […]

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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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Friday, September 21, 2012

Thank you for participating in the free giveaway weekend.  It was a huge success!  My book, “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle,” made it up to #16 in the category of epic fiction.  For those of you who took advantage of the free offer, I only ask that you read it and spread the word […]

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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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