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Potion Featured on “Marty’s First Look” You Tube

Hi friends, If you haven’t had a chance to check out my Kindle Vella Series, Potion, you can take a peek at Episode 1 on author Martin Shannon’s YouTube Channel, Marty’s First Look. He also gives a mini tour of Amazon’s new platform. While you’re there, check out his preview videos of other Vella stories. …

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Cinderella + Witches + Halloween = Midnight (A supernatural fairy tale)

“All black doesn’t suit you,” Dominick said. “I think you should choose softer more delicate colors.” “Delicate?” I said. “Seriously, do I look delicate?” He grinned like he had me all figured out. “Tuh … You are such an idiot.” When I spun to leave his presence, he grabbed hold of my arm. I didn’t …

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Tarot, Bros Grimm, and The Wand of a Fairy Godmother

I did some fun research this week for Potion, which led to the title, The Wand of a Fairy Godmother. Let me start by saying, I’m not a tarot expert, I’m still learning and rely on source material, definitions, and research for interpretation. In episode 28, Star decides to burn the remainder of her tarot …

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Five Hundred Eight Ounces of Red Wine Parboiled with a Devil’s Bit Root has been added to the Potion.

Hi Friends, We are now up to episode 27 where Lucas’ mom tells him a secret about his dad who disappeared years earlier. If you haven’t had a chance to start the Kindle Vella series, clicking here will take you directly to Episode 1: Eight Sprigs of Thyme. BTW, each episode title is an ingredient …

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Phone Calls and Dwarfs – A Snow White Inspired Short Story

Phone Calls and Dwarfs was my first fairy tale inspired short story. It if funny to read it now and see how much technology has changed since 2007. It was inspired by Walt Disney’s film version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. (1937) “Hello,” she answered her phone for the third time since I …

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A Big Toe of a Stepsister has been added to the Potion

Hi Friends, Episode 26 (A Big Toe of a Stepsister) of my series Potion: a witchy fairy tale reimagined is now live on Amazon’s kindle Vella. Hold onto your broomstick because all the setup is about to payoff. This episode starts the beginning of lots of upcoming reveals. I really hope you have enjoyed the …

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Ghosts + Fairy Tale = Muse (Flash Fiction Thriller)

Museby Dorlana Vann Since Jackson couldn’t channel his frustration onto the blank page, he used his fist to pound it into the desk. “Ahhh,” he cried, swooshing his fountain pen and several loose pieces of writing-paper to the floor. His caged birds squawked with excitement from the sudden movement. Jackson stood up, his breaths labored …

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