Tag Archives: YA

Witches Be Bitches. One Spool of Golden Thread Spun from Straw has been added to the Potion.

Witches be Bitches – in my new serialized story, Potion. This fairy tale inspired, urban fantasy is only available on Kindle Vella. 20 episodes are now available (the first 3 are free). Clicky right here to Read POTION Now Lucas and Melrose survived their not-so-fairy-tale childhood and are now trying to live a normal life. …

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Poem: True Monster

Hi Friends, True Monster is from Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale , Little Red Riding hood inspired werewolf novel, and is the overall theme. Werewolves and vampires, but another chilling beast is our fear. It manipulates our common sense and fuels our phobias with a scrumptious feast. It can change like the wind or with …

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More Ingredients Have Been Added to the Potion

Hi friends, I have added two more ingredients to my Potion, bwa ha ha: 1 Twenty-five-foot Strand of Golden Hair & 2 Pints Rainwater Well that is, I have uploaded two more episodes to my serialized story, Potion on Kindle Vella. Potion is a contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel, with …

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New Release! Potion exclusively available on Kindle Vella

Click here to read episodes of Potion now! What exactly is a Kindle Vella Story? They are stories published one episode at a time (from 600 to 5,000 words). The first three episodes of every story are free. And then each additional episode you wish to read is unlocked by buying tokens. (They were giving away 200 …

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Episodes of “Potion” coming to Kindle Vella

Amazon will be launching Kindle Vella in July 2021. Readers will be able to read and pay for episodes as they go. (First 3 episodes of each story are FREE). I have already uploaded a few episodes of my young adult fairy tale inspired urban fantasy, POTION. I am excited (and a little scared lol) …

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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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Z for Zachariah – November’s Book and Movie Get-Together

Z for Zachariah Novel (1974): Written by Robert C. O’Brien Movie (2015): Screenplay by Nissar Modi directed by Craig Zobel The set up: Our group (women ages 22-48) pick a book that has been made into a movie. We read the book and then get together for thematic food, to discuss the book, and then to …

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