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    Hello! My name is Laura, welcome to my blog! I write weird stories, collect dragon plushies and stay up too late with my nose in a book. I am a wife, mom and child saved by grace. My hope is that you find encouragement here or at least a smile or too.
    God bless!

  • “Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book that it may be for the time to come forever and ever.”
    ~Isaiah 30:8.

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    We have come from God, and inevitably the myths woven by us, though they contain error, will also reflect a splintered fragment of the true light, the eternal truth that is with God. Indeed only by myth-making, only by becoming 'sub-creator' and inventing stories, can Man aspire to the state of perfection that he knew before the Fall. Our myths may be misguided, but they steer however shakily towards the true harbour, while materialistic 'progress' leads only to a yawning abyss and the Iron Crown of the power of evil.
    ~J.R.R. Tolkien

    "The only just literary critic," he concluded, "is Christ, who admires more than does any man the gifts He Himself has bestowed."
    ~J.R.R. Tolkien

    “Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisioned by the enemy, don't we consider it his duty to escape?. . .If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we're partisans of liberty, then it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!”
    ~J.R.R. Tolkien

    "Writers who see by the light of their Christian faith will have, in these times, the sharpest eye for the grotesque, for the perverse, and for the unacceptable. To the hard of hearing you shout, and for the almost-blind you draw large and startling figures."
    ~Flannery O'Connor

    You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.
    ~Arthur Polotnik

    Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
    ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

    "There are forms of insanity that condemn people to hear voices against their will, but as writers we invite ourselves to hear voices without relinquishing our hold on reality or our right to control."
    ~Writing Fiction by Janet Burroway

    Christians have sometimes been suspicious of stories, because they really can influence you. If you read the Twilight novels once a month for a year, I think you'd be a different human afterward—and not a sparkly one.
    ~Nate Wilson

Introducing a New Charrie

Hello readers! 

For lack of really anything to post, I’m going to introduce a new charrie to you all.  She doesn’t have a set story yet, but I’m working on it.  Her story may or may not end up as a combination between two story ideas that I’ve been playing around with, I just need to fit more of the pieces together.

Alright, here she is, (and I drew the picture free hand!)

Name: Wren Fletcher

Age: 19?

Physical Appearance: Dark, cinnamon colored hair.  Green eyes.  Small in stature and carries herself with pride.

Occupation: Noble’s daughter(?)

Personality Traits:  Determined.  She fights for what she believes in, strands strong and isn’t afraid to what must be done.  Though she is very brave, she fights the fear of failing.  All her life she’s been in the background, because of this she feels she has something to prove. 

If her story keeps heading in the direction it is, she’ll have alongside her two other characters, Geoffrey and Luke.

Hope you enjoyed this little sneak peek. 🙂

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  1. looks great Laura . 🙂

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  2. I love her name! 🙂

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