• CONTACT:
    – Hey, Let’s Be Friends!

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    HEY, WANNA BE friends? Here’s how you can find us online and/or get in touch outside the blog. We have accounts on Instagram, facebook, twitter, tiktok, and Pinterest. You can send an email or leave a message in the comments on one of the blogs. The possibilities are (almost) endless,…

  • WoT ON PRIME:
    – Teaser Trailer Breakdown

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    WoT ON PRIME A teaser trailer breakdown is on the menu today. I’ve literally watched through this video so many times I think I could recite the scenes now.  But before we jump back into the trailer, can we just take a second or two to squeal a little over…

  • WoT ON PRIME:
    – We Got a Teaser Trailer!

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    WoT ON PRIME has been rather miserly with the sneak peeks behind the scenes of the Wheel of Time adaptation that will premiere before the end of the year. That’s why this message, posted on Instagram two days ago caused such excitement in the fandom. Yep, that’s instagram user @mspike,…

  • LET’S TALK
    Kissing in Storytelling

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    LET’S TALK about kissing… In case you didn’t know, I love Colin Firth. I think he’s a brilliant actor and I’m pretty sure I’ve seen all of his films. Several of them more than once. But his kissing scenes? Eh, no thanks! I seriously cannot stand watching him kiss on…

  • CHECK IT OUT:
    – Wheel of Time

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    WHEEL OF TIME is one of my favourite fantasy book series, and I am really excited about seeing this universe come to life on the screen this winter. The Wheel of Time is a series of 14 high fantasy books by American author Robert Jordan. There’s also a prequel and…

  • LET’S TALK
    What’s Your Take on Magic?

    Let's talk about magic and magic systems

    A LOT OF THE STORIES I read, watch and listen to have elements of magic in them. It can be anything from subtle hints to an underlying magic to elaborate magic systems. When I decided to get back into the manuscript for my Ulfrheim saga, it dawned on me that I had…

  • LET’S READ:
    – New Spring, 2004 (p1)

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    LET’S READ: New Spring is the prequel, or Book 0 if you like, to Robert Jordan‘s high fantasy series, Wheel of Time. There’s a total of 15 books in the series, plus two companion books and a few short stories. To my great disappointment, when I first came across Wheel…

  • LET’S READ:
    – Keeping a Reading Log

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    I’M IMMENSELY grateful that I was born into a reading family. I learned to read at an early age, and my teachers made sure we became habitual readers by dragging us to the library on a regular basis. At home we had a relatively extensive reading library, and my parents…

  • CHECK IT OUT:
    Vampire Academy, 2014

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    CHECK IT OUT: Vampire Academy is a film based on Richelle Mead’s book series about the American Vampire Academy, St Vladimir’s. It was released in 2014 and is available on Netflix and Prime Video now. It my search for universal truths and a deeper understanding of vampire fiction, I came across…

  • SHORTLIST UPDATE:
    – Stories To Date Q4/20

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    SHORTLIST UPDATE: This is my first update and I’ve added four more titles to date and die into. I’m still primarily interested in stories with paranormal or supernatural ingredients, but any story will peak my interest if it’s either a great story (allegedly), or one that’s been hugely successful. Tacky,…