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Little Red Riding Hood Inspired Short Story


Silverweed Muffins (2008), was inspired by Little Red Riding Hood from Children’s and Household Tales. (Brothers Grimm, Germany: 1812) which in turn inspired my YA novel, Silverweed : a supernatural fairy tale. Silverweed Muffins by Dorlana Vann Swiss drove like mad in his little red car, down into the valley, down the narrow winding roads, …

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Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale


Silverweed has had a make-over! Revisions, a new cover, & a paperback bonus:  8 fairy tale inspired supernatural short stories! Available only on Amazon. Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited! In this Little-Red-Riding-Hood-inspired paranormal fairy tale, the roles of prey and predator are blurred. Seventeen-year-old Aiden Young travels to Indiana for his aunt’s funeral, where his …

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Paperback Giveaway plus Amazon eBook Freebie


Hi Friends, I wanted to let you know about two promotions I’m having right now. I’m giving away one paperback copy of  The Trouble with Snowmen. And Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale eBook is free on Amazon. The Trouble with Snowmen’s paperback giveaway is being hosted by GoodReads. If you are already on GoodReads it …

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Blogging at Soul Mate Publishing About Building a Novel


Click on over to Soul Mate Publishing and check out my post about how to write a novel using, what I call, The Building method.  This technique builds inspiration upon inspiration, like a house, from the ground up.  Below is the example of how I used the technique for one of my young adult novels, …

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FREE Kindle Ebook – Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale


Hi Friends, The Kindle edition of Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale will be free Sunday Sept 30, 2012.  It is a werewolf, Little Red Riding Hood inspired, young adult novel.  The links are below. I have more info about the book here about Silverweed    Here is the blurb: Once upon a time Granny was attacked by …

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A Big Giveaway!


A signed paperback copy of, Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale, is now included in The Darkwoods Trilogy Party Giveaway on author J.A. Redmerski’s blog in honor of her triolgy, which consist of: THE MAYFAIR MOON  KINDRED THE BALLAD OF ARAMEI (coming soon) This contest is big and prizes are still being added.  As of this …

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Friday Freebie – Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale


Hi Friends, This Friday’s (April 20) Free Kindle eBook is, “Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale.” And I have decided to run it for free for 2 days. So it will be available through April 21st. More than 5 years ago I wrote the short story, Silverweed Muffins, which inspired the book. I have posted the …

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