“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” – Seneca My maple tree, complete with the bird house that the squirrels have enlarged the hole so that they can make it their home and the broken butterfly ornament. Broken when I moved into the house, but still remains tightly nailed … Continue reading My old tree
When I wrote about Cirvel and his genie lamps last week, I had another quote from that scene which I knew would make a great follow-up. Here goes: This is Cirvel's response to Rivic asking why Cirvel would have the genie lamps if genies are such abominations. I love Cirvel's answer and the implications that … Continue reading Collectibles
A lesson on how to fly
Recently, I went through Tangled Magic to find some of my favorite spots in the book. This was one that came up: I really doubt that Rivic missed a lesson on how to fly. Whatever lesson he skipped out on was probably dull and boring, honestly. I just bet he will never skip class again.
There's a moment in Manifest the Magic when Keteria begins to see her twin brother as someone other than the person she thought he was. She confronts him with this question: I always wanted to work in a little more about her wondering if Tanold considered Keteria as something to possess or kill. Would she … Continue reading Her question
One does not walk
I am often asked which of my books is my favorite. Unfair question! (grin) For starters, it's akin to asking which of your children is your favorite. Secondly, the excitement is always tied up in the books a writer is currently working on, not the ones that are published. Once I'm satisfied with an adventure … Continue reading One does not walk
What no one can take away
“Fame due to the achievements of the mind never perishes.” — Propertius I heard this quote the other day and marked it to save. It's more often said that everyone gets 15 minutes of fame. Yes, people do seem to come and go from the spotlight, but if you've achieved some project that you set out … Continue reading What no one can take away
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