Category Archives: fairy tales

My Hero, William Wizard

“It is the divine attribute of the imagination, that when the real world is shut out it can create a world for itself, and with a necromantic power can conjure up glorious shapes and forms, and brilliant visions to make … Continue reading

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Reactions: Natural or Supernatural?

I think there’s a special challenge in showing character reactions in scenes that include both humans and supernatural (or paranormal) characters.  The author must decide if the reactions and emotions of the non-human (or partially human) characters mirror those of … Continue reading

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