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The Ghost of Christmas Past inspired short story: The Gift


The Gift by Dorlana Vann 1873 At first Cynthia was afraid to look out the window. She was afraid she would see the ghostly figure out by the horses again, stirring them up, making them run and complain. But she was expecting someone; she had to look. The speck of hope that the person riding …

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Short Story: Forbidden Beach


Thumbelina + Mermaids = Forbidden Beach by Dorlana Vann   I knew what lurked beyond the trees even before I opened the car door: the forbidden, barricaded beach. Even though I lived only a few miles away, I had never stood so close. Leaning against the car, the wind ruffled my hair as nerves tangled …

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“The Little Mermaid” Inspired Short Story


His Soul Inspiration by Dorlana Vann   “Have you read this?” My husband, Philip, held the book of fairy tales I had bought from a used bookstore for my niece’s ninth birthday. “Well, not that one, but I’ve read fairy tales before,” I said as I shut the door and stepped out of my heels. …

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The Trouble with Scarecrows is available to Pre-Order


To achieve the future he planned, Neal must play by Brenda’s rules. Hi Friends, The Trouble with Scarecrows (The Trouble with Men book 2) paperback is now available to Pre-order on Amazon.  Click here to reserve your copy for September 30, 2017 .     A scarecrow is the opposite of a wingman, a dating decoy …

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Midsummer Nights Dream + Witches = Dream Spell Poem


Dream Spell by Dorlana Vann (Inspired by Midsummer Nights Dream)   She never knew where she’d go when she closed her eyes Her deep dreams bewitched, and her sleeping soul stolen Always to follow her love through tomorrow’s skies Cursed by her own craft, ties deliberately woven.   “I place this herb where I have …

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Free eBook: The Trouble with Scarecrows


To achieve the future he planned, Neal must play by Brenda’s rules My publisher (Soul Mate Publishing) just informed me that, for the first time, The Trouble with Scarecrows – Kindle eBook edition – is free on Amazon for a limited time.  You can get your copy now until June 16, 2017. The story has new dating terms and …

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Rerelease: Jaclyn’s Ghost – Paperback & eBook Giveaway


Hi friends, On its 8th year anniversary, Jaclyn’s Ghost now has a new cover, and (for the first time) it is available all by itself in paperback. Jaclyn’s Ghost has been through a lot over the years. I finished the first draft in 2006. The book was first published back in May 2009 by Tease …

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