Category Archives: Books

Zack’s Back!

Image by Henry & Co. The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. The moment Zack wished himself home his downward plunge … Continue reading

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Summer Treats on Wheels!

My Real Memoir Along with camping and roller rinks, I associate summer with delivery trucks. Huh? Sure, delivery guys were there year-round; the proverbial off-color tease was to suggest a particular young and attractive mom’s kids looked “an awful lot … Continue reading

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World Weary Woman

My Featured Blogger this week is Paula Light of Light Motifs II. Paula, a writer and poet based in Orange County, California, harbors an abiding love for her children and grandchildren, as well as movies, cats, and cupcakes. The most … Continue reading

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Never Insult a Pixie

Illustration by trungtinart The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. In the hope of saving her brother Zack, Gina Dore had … Continue reading

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Falling Forever!

The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Like her brother, Gina had “fallen into” the mysterious Map their Aunt Aloysius had … Continue reading

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The Man Who Would Not be King

Photo by Mohan Reddy The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. An ancient document had predicted “the Time … Continue reading

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In the Claws of Mercy

Photo by Birgl The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. After unwittingly sleeping in the nest of an … Continue reading

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A Sudden Reversal of Fate

Photo by Corey Rich The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Zack was about to die! How had … Continue reading

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Made for Another World

The Ten Kingdoms of Ismara (as envisioned for the original Disney series) The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin … Continue reading

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When the Mysterious Comes Knocking…

Artwork by DrawKill The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Zack and Gina Dore were interrupted mid-play (or … Continue reading

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