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#januwordy: Magic formula

Over the years, a few fantasy stories relying on magic (Harry Potter, The Green Rider) have captured my interest. The crux of the stories is often formulaic. Generally there is some hereditary component. In some cases, certain species wield magic … Continue reading

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#januwordy: Collectors

Humans are collectors. You may not consider yourself such because you don’t have art on your walls or a curio case filled with trinkets or a box where you store figures. But there’s almost certainly something that you collect. Over … Continue reading

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#januwordy: The Anger of a Woman Running in the Dark

I had been running 2.5 miles already as I started the familiar loop around a small lake. I cruised along, clad in a reflective vest and using a headlamp to illuminate the feet of path in front of me and … Continue reading

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#januwordy: Writing When the Words Won’t Come

On its surface, the mantra “write everyday” makes sense. Make writing a habit. It doesn’t matter what you write about, just write. It builds the writing “muscles”.  But I’ve never been any good at it. It takes just a quick … Continue reading

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#Januwordy: The Deceptive Course

Since Saturdays oft entail an early start and a lot of running (almost six hours on trails yesterday), I’ve decided that Saturday will be my “rest day” from Januwordy. For Sunday, I’ll pick from the four prompts of the weekend … Continue reading

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