This part of Ren and Laban's story never made it into the final text of "Guardian" but now, on re-reading it in preparation for book 3, my heart, and the water leaking from my eyes, tells me that it deserves to be told. Endings. An odd, sombre moonlight illuminated the forest, touching the tops of … Continue reading New from the Sky Road.
Author: Sandra Hurst
#Friday Fiction 100-Word Challenge / “The Girl Who Takes Pictures of Locks”
via #Friday Fiction 100-Word Challenge / "The Girl Who Takes Pictures of Locks"
Please read the policy below to see if you fit in with my review style. I read a lot of different genre’s and you never know what will strike my fancy. It’s always worth asking. Which genres do you review? I am currently OPEN to review requests on everything but: Horror Crime Fiction Mid-grade and … Continue reading Review Policy
Faith, Mysticism, Me.
Can Christianity and tribalism or mysticism or whatever 'ism you want to call it co-exist? I think I need to know.
Hana Yori Dango
First, a confession, it’s taken me 3 months-okay 5 months, maybe 6 months-to write this blog post. I’ve been fighting it ever since the concept of Hana-Yori-Dango (Dumplings over flowers) ran out of Alanea Alder’s book, jumped over my writer’s block and crashed into my frantic attempts to ignore the plot holes in my latest … Continue reading Hana Yori Dango
Sometimes you get stale crackers.
You arrived at the party two hours late, greeted your hostess and tried to minimize the stink-eye by passing over a ten dollar bottle of plonk that you picked up at losers-r-us just before it closed. Wandering nonchalantly over to the buffet table you curse your impulsive decision to skip dinner. All that’s left are … Continue reading Sometimes you get stale crackers.
Sometimes writing breaks your heart.
Sometimes the things your story demands can break your heart. I cried so much writing this section, but Siann is a healer, she had to try to heal Ihkopi. She had to try... ### Siann entered the healer’s hut, hands shaking with fear. The snakes in her heart had been whispering that this moment would … Continue reading Sometimes writing breaks your heart.
Here is my interview with Sandra Hurst
Fiona, thank you so much for interviewing me for your blog! It’s so exciting to see the book babies expanding into the great big world!
Hello and welcome to my blog, Author Interviews. My name is Fiona Mcvie.
Let’s get you introduced to everyone, shall we? Tell us your name. What is your age?
Hi Fiona, my name is Sandra Hurst and I’m a Sci/fi – Fantasy author, thank you for the opportunity to talk to you and your readers today! I’m 31 years old with 25 years of experience (okay I’m 56).
Fiona: Where are you from?
I was born in Nottingham England and moved to northern Canada when I was 8 years old.
Fiona: Tell us a little about yourself.
I live in Calgary, Alberta with my husband and son, both of whom I love dearly, and have put up for sale on e-bay when their behaviour demanded it. My day to day life is a balance between my outside life as a paralegal counsellor and my inner life as an author/poet. In…
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Cyn’s First Halloween.
When Cyn Redman moved to Peace as a pre-teen she was sure that she would never fit in. Small town life was just not for her. Enjoy this short story based in the world of The Peace Novella Series. For more of Cyn's 'grownup' life, click on the image below. Cyn's First Halloween “Mom, why … Continue reading Cyn’s First Halloween.
Being ‘one of them.’
The most divisive, hurtful, downright skanky word in the English language isn’t hatred, or prejudice, or anger, it is much, much older and more basic than that. It is the word, them. . . Coming from the old Norse word ‘theim’ its meaning is literally ‘of them’. The word epitomizes the plight of the other, … Continue reading Being ‘one of them.’