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The Power of Story

“Tell ‘em there’s power in Story,” the old gnome whispered. “Power ter heal and power ter hurt. Tell ‘em ter use their stories ter heal.” ~from The Wishing Map The above quote is the tagline for my life and the … Continue reading

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Putting a Man on the Moon

My wife is profoundly snarky. So if you’re going to have a surreal experience, she’s the one to do it with. Last weekend we had one while watching the new movie First Man. Just as Neil Armstrong and crew were … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 100

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued) Previously: Gina’s encounter with Rhema was nothing like Zack’s. Why? What had she done wrong?…

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The Wishing Map 70

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Preparing to fill their grumbling stomachs, Zack and Gina had nearly forgotten their…

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The Wishing Map 65

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims Previously: Knowing they might never come home again, Zack and Gina nevertheless agreed to return…

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The Wishing Map 64

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fifteen: Destiny (Continued) Previously: Aunt Aloysia told Gina and Zack they must return to Ismara and find the lost Revealer,…

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The Wishing Map 54

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Thirteen: Domestic Blitz (Continued) Previously: Less than an hour had passed the entire time Zack and Gina had been in…

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