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Lost But Not Alone

Image by vuongbibiptp 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. Gina had escaped in disgrace from the village … Continue reading

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Rescue Zack, or Never Come Back!

Artwork by Dusan Trajkovic 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. “Holy…!” Gina Dore’s butt-boy of a brother … Continue reading

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Farewell to a Beloved Family Member

Minuet – recent photo by our daughter Beth Does the fact that she was a cat make this post seem less sincere? It’s not. Anyone who’s adopted an animal knows that pets are family members–and family means loving unconditionally. Minuet … Continue reading

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My Rock

“When you’re drowning and someone reaches down from a rock and says, ‘Grab my hand!” you do it! That’s when it’s all right to use someone, Alec. Because that’s how they got there That’s how I did. That’s how my … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 127

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast assumed a form she could not kill: that of herself. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Let go of her, you freak!”…

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The Wishing Map 107

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack realized the sea monsters were actually there to rescue them. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ They’d been…

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The Wishing Map 106

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: What could be worse than capsizing in a storm? Sea monsters! ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ The dark, slick figure…

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The Wishing Map 67

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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: Zack and Gina were saved from drowning by a man and woman dressed…

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The Wishing Map 66

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 (Cont’d) Previously: Returning to Ismara in search of the lost Objects, Gina and Zack suddenly…

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The Wishing Map 51

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twelve: Prophecies and Promises Previously: Thanks to her brother Zack, Gina was rescued from the hands of a ruthless pixie…

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