marycatelli: (A Birthday)
2015-06-07 04:56 pm
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[sticky entry] Sticky: My Wizard's Wood Press works

A list of everything I've published under Wizard's Wood Press, and where to find it, in a sticky posting.

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marycatelli: (Rapunzel)
2017-10-14 09:47 pm

books by the seaside

When I send five characters into the library to pick out a book, not being driven by plot in their selection -- they just want something to read -- obviously every one of them ought to come away with a book that is at least revealing of character, if not profoundly so.
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marycatelli: (Rapunzel)
2017-10-13 11:22 pm

kinds of magic

There are two kinds of magic in this world. According to one way to split them. . . .
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marycatelli: (Default)
2017-10-13 12:03 am

vignette challenge

This week's prompt is:
cover

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

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marycatelli: (Galahad)
2017-10-11 10:08 pm

excellence

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Philippians 4:8
marycatelli: (Rapunzel)
2017-10-10 10:04 pm

bildungsroman for the birds

Ah, the perils of a fantasy bildungsroman. Here's our heroine. She can turn into a dove. She has classmates who can turn into swans, and one into a peahen.

And they are all growing up.
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marycatelli: (Roman Campagna)
2017-10-08 10:52 pm

running off about the past

So the characters have landed themselves at a lighthouse. And one of them, being fond of history, started to talk about its past.

Or rather one incident about its past. It involved pirates.
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marycatelli: (Reading Desk)
2017-10-08 05:29 pm

learning

For it is not needful, to use a common proverb, that one should drink up the ocean who wishes to learn that its water is salt.

Irenaeus of Lyons
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
2017-10-08 04:22 pm

The Water Dragon's Bride, Vol. 3

The Water Dragon's Bride, Vol. 3 by Rei Tōma

Spoilers ahead for the earlier ones. . . .
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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
2017-10-08 01:29 pm

Seeds of Blood

Seeds of Blood by C. Chancy

Sequel to A Net of Dawn and Bones. Spoilers ahead for that.
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marycatelli: (Default)
2017-10-06 11:08 pm

vignette challenge

This week's prompt is:
notice

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
2017-10-06 09:12 pm

Stolen Magic

Stolen Magic by Marina Finlayson

An alternate world urban fantasy.

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marycatelli: (Cat)
2017-10-05 09:55 pm

metaphysics of werewolves

Was some more thinking about creatures and their effects on metaphysics of world-building -- that is, how much metaphysics you have to slither in for certain creatures. I have observed before (like, here) that werewolves raise fewer questions than vampires, who raise fewer than angels or demons. . . .

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marycatelli: (Rapunzel)
2017-10-02 11:03 pm

sea-side garden

After all the poking around about coastal flowers -- the characters have arrived at the lighthouse.

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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
2017-10-02 10:49 pm

The Troubled Empire

The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties by Timothy Brook

Another author in this series.
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marycatelli: (Rapunzel)
2017-10-01 12:02 am

mathematics and magic

One character hasn't been talking much about her interests. I know she likes math and its use in magic, but -- do the readers?

So I realize I have a moment to lard in some characterization when she babbles about architecture.

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marycatelli: (Default)
2017-09-29 11:19 pm

vignette challenge

This week's prompt is:
decisive

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

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marycatelli: (Roman Campagna)
2017-09-27 11:32 pm

timing and arrival

The hero and the other characters were roused up early in the dawn. And go trudging off.
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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
2017-09-27 10:55 pm

The Age of Confucian Rule

The Age of Confucian Rule: The Song Transformation of China by Dieter Kuhn

The first book in this series to be written by a different author.

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marycatelli: (sunset)
2017-09-25 07:49 am

first frolics of fall

A road side cliff, covered with vines, is all yellow even before September.

On a warm day, I walk along the shadowy side of the street. Except with the setting sun at just that angle, the sunlight reflects off the opposite windows in a steady pattern and burns down on me.

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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
2017-09-25 07:23 am

A Net of Dawn and Bones

A Net of Dawn and Bones by C. Chancy

A contemporary fantasy that opens in Hell. . . .

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