Ryder: The enigma – The Curse of Time #Characters #Fantasy #YA #Paranormal

  Who is Ryder? And more importantly is he a good guy or a villain? Check out his photos and make up your own mind…       Images above via Pixabay. Here is a review meme all about Ryder!   To find out more about him check out this interview plus some more pics: https://mjmallon.com/2017/07/02/mj-interviews-ryder-the-curse-of-time-bloodstone/ Genre: YA/Paranormal Fantasy Pages: 240 ISBN: 9781999822439 […]

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SCBWI Event: From Tots to Teens Why Children’s Literature Is So Important.

Yesterday I attended a wonderful event at Cambridge Central Library in conjunction with The Society of Childrens’ Writers and Book Illustrators: SCBWI. I had the opportunity to hear from not one, not two, but three authors: Rosemary Hayes, Gillian McClure, and Pippa Goodhart who are all based in East Anglia and published by http://www.troikabooks.com/ Rosemary Hayes happens to be the […]

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 120, “Cold & Storm,” #SynonymsOnly

  Colleen’s prompt words this week are cold and storm. I have the perfect passage to share from my current, unedited WIP – Book Two – The Curse of Time, Golden Healer plus a Shadorma. There is a very helpful post from Colleen on how to write Shadorma’s: https://colleenchesebro.com/how-to-write-a-shadorma-poem/   Glacial, He stands clutching lies, A tempest, Shadow man, My […]

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#SCBWI Author Event – Cambridge Meet Your Local Children’s Authors #Library #Authors #Illustrators #YA #MG #PB

I am thrilled to say that I am one of several SCBWI MG and YA authors and picture book illustrators at this very special event in the central library in Cambridge. Doesn’t it sound just amazing? If you happen to be in Cambridge on the 9th of February do pop over to the central library and say hello!   If […]

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COLLEEN’S 2019 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 119 “MYSTERY & ATTRACT,” #SYNONYMSONLY

Here’s a short, unedited passage from the second book in the series The Curse of Time – Golden Healer which I’m currently working on. It fits in well with Colleen’s two synonyms this week – mystery and attract. For mystery I’m using enigma and for attract I’d decided upon beguiling. Enjoy!   Too Tasty To Ignore!   A pleasing parcel, […]

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