The Heart of Red Jade – Light and Darkness #Crystals #Writing #Inspiration #Self-harm #Anxiety

  Red Jade is one of many intriguing crystals in my debut novel. Of course, the crystals in my novel are extraordinary gems, magical crystals conjured up by my imagination! They represent the light, or potential happiness of the protagonists within, whereas shadows represent darkness, deception and sadness.  The Curse of Time is a novel of light and dark, so […]

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A bit of fun! Avatars of my characters

It’s been a bit serious on my blog of late so this is a welcome change! I discovered the Avatar Maker via Alicia Coleman’s blog: https://aliciacoleman.wordpress.com/2018/05/04/3-tools-used-to-create-my-characters/ It was such fun.  I had a go at picking different noses, eyes, hair, lips, hairstyles and even ears!  The hardest ones to create were undoubtedly Amelina’s mum and dad as they’re meant to look really […]

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Coming Soon!!! # PAPERBACK #RELEASE Blog Tour Party: The Curse of Time Book 1 Bloodstone #YA #Fantasy

Today, it is my pleasure to share some awesome news with you. The Curse of Time Book 1 Bloodstone will shortly be out in paperback. I have hit the publish button on Createspace and the paperback should be on Amazon within 3 – 5 working days. I will be having a super duper blog tour. It has already begun with a wonderful […]

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MJ Interviews Esme – The Mirror Girl

Welcome To Kyrosmagica! So lovely to see you Esme. MJ: Tell us about your life Esme. Esme: I’ve had two lives, and both are hard to understand. In my past life I appeared to be free but never experienced freedom. I felt trapped in my body and my mind didn’t feel that it fitted, like a puzzle piece trying to correspond to the wrong shape. My mind rebelled; I self-harmed. Now that I am a prisoner in the mirrors of Amelina’s house, I can’t self-harm.  I can’t do anything. I’m a victim of a curse but I’m not the only victim. MJ: Why did you self-harm? Esme: Everyone expected me to be perfect. I couldn’t cope. The pressure kept building up and up. It was my way of dealing. My personal punch bag. MJ: That makes me so sad.  I wish I could help you. Esme: I know you do. You feel my pain and wrote about it in your novel. MJ: I tried to do it justice; I hope in some small way I succeeded. Esme: You did. But can we talk about something else? This is making me anxious. MJ: Of course, is it okay to talk about the curse? Or is that off-limits? Esme: No, that’s okay. MJ: Who else was a victim? Esme: Amelina’s dad. MJ: What about the rest of the family? Esme: They’re trapped too but they’re not prisoners. Hey, wait a minute. They are prisoners in a way… sometimes you don’t have to be a […]

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MEDIA KIT: M J Mallon

I am a debut author who has been blogging for many moons at my lovely blog home Kyrosmagica: https://mjmallon.com. My interests include writing, photography, poetry, and alternative therapies. I write Fantasy YA, middle grade fiction and micro poetry – haiku and tanka. I love to read and have written over 100 reviews: https://mjmallon.com/2015/09/28/a-z-of-my-book-reviews/ My alter ego is MJ – Mary […]

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