Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Potluck – #Shortstory: The Old Man of Snow and The Snow Snake by M. J. Mallon

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the series of Posts from Your Archives, where bloggers put their trust in me. In this series, I dive into a blogger’s archives and select four posts to share here to my audience. If you would like to know how it works here is the original post: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2019/04/28/smorgasbord-posts-from-your-archives-newseries-pot-luck-and-do-you-trust-me/ This is the second…

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#WQWWC : Fantasy

For Colleen  and Ronovan’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge,  #WQWWC –  I’m sharing two quotes, one about the nature of fantasy, and the other about Time. I’ve also written a poem, which I’ve called If Only Time.. The  poem is inspired by  my current WIP: The Curse of Time.   If only Time …….    A shadow blots my landscape, Black-hearted drifter, Daring deceiver, Handsome fellow, […]

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HELP!!!! Please Share:Wattpad: The Curse of Time Prologue

Hi all, I have some exciting news for you!!! I have shared my Prologue of my manuscript on Wattpad: https://www.wattpad.com/237280069-the-curse-of-time-prologue Second piece of news is I’ve decided to change the title. For ages I’ve been thinking of The Crystal Cottage, Krystallos…. but after much thought and some feedback from friends, family, and my blogging buddies, I’ve decided on – The Curse of […]

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#BlogBattle Week 42 Theme Gift

  Week 42 Theme will be Gift Date to Post: Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 Rules: 1000 words max fictional tale (or true if you really want) PG (no more than PG-13) Content – let’s keep this family friendly! Your story must contain the word(s) from the theme and/or be centered around the theme in a way that shows it is clearly related Go for the entertainment value! State the Genre of your story at the top of your post. Post your story on Tuesday, by 11:59 PM PST Use the hashtag #BlogBattle when tweeting your story, put a link back to your #BlogBattle Short Story in the comments section of this page, and/or include a link to this page in your own blog post (it creates a “ping-back” which will alert me and our friends to your #BlogBattle post) Have fun! The inspiration for this story came from a missing present on Christmas day, not an unusual event in our house as I tend to be a bit scatty and sometimes I forget where I have put all the presents! It eventually turned up, luckily I hadn’t thrown it into the rubbish by mistake but it just got me thinking……  what might happen in different circumstances if a touch of fantasy made its way into Christmas Day. Who knows where a missing present might lead you ? Read on and find out… Genre: Fantasy/Romance/Christmas The Secret Santa Gift The envelope was white, plain apart […]

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#Blog Battle Writing Week 20: Prophet

 Well it’s time for another Blog Battle, if you haven’t come across Rachael Ritchey’s  Blog Battles here’s your chance to join in this fun community of writers. This link will take you to her blog battle page: http://rachaelritchey.com/blogbattle/ The rules are: Week 20 Theme will be Prophet Date to Post: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 Rules: 1000 words max fictional tale (or true if […]

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Blog Battle Creative Writing Challenge: Spaghetti

Today I’m taking part in author Rachael Richey’s Blog Battle Creative Writing Challenge: http://rachaelritchey.com/2015/06/30/blogbattle-week-16-spaghetti-entries-voting/ The challenge word this week is spaghetti. Ah this conjures up messy eating habits, and trips to Rome, well in my mind it does anyway! The rules and details of joining in this blog battle are at the end of this post. Here’s my entry. It’s about Spag […]

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