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In The Beginning – Tell A Story Day 2016

Well, today is once again Tell A Story Day, but unfortunately, I didn’t remember in time to come up with a story, so I’m resharing this one from last year.

Jeanne Owens, author

So, I found out a couple of days ago that today is Tell A Story Day. I had been playing around with the idea for a story the last few days, so I decided to use it for Tell A Story Day and share it here and treat you all to a BRAND NEW story featuring my mercenary sorceress character, Marissa Cobalt (star of Kismet and Tell and Chronicles of Riss)! Enjoy!

In The Beginning:

An Early Adventure in Sorcery

Sunlight glinted on the blue water of the Incara Ocean. The day was beautiful, bright and sunny. There was a light warm breeze that blew my long blue hair into my face, but I didn’t mind. I just stood at the railing of the ship and stared out at the water. I’d never seen the ocean before, and my fourteen-year-old self couldn’t get enough of the sight.

Sailors and…

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Don’t Forget – One-liner Wednesday #1linerWeds


“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (J.K. Rowling)



(quote image from my Pinterest)


This post is part of One-liner Wednesday:

One-Liner Wednesday – Best Friends


Colorful – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Jacob was looking forward to showing off the photos he’d taken with his new 35mm camera of all the colorful flowers he’d seen at the botanical gardens during his trip. He got the film developed when he got home, but when he started to show the pictures to his family and friends, he wound up showing off his colorful language instead when he saw his finger was in the way in all the photos.


This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “colorful”:



Sounds Like A Plan – One-liner Wednesday #1linerWeds #NationalCatladyDay




This post is part of One-Liner Wednesday:

One-Liner Wednesday – Danger!

And is brought to you by #NationalCatladyDay and #CatCon


(Image found on Pinterest)


Dazzle – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Jared found it no surprise that the carnival was so crowded, considering how the amazing stunts put on by the acrobatic performers could dazzle a person, and with the razzle-dazzle of all the smooth talk of the carnival barkers luring everyone in.


This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “dazzle”: