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HUMMINGBIRD — Reading — Free Online

Want to hear the beginning of HUMMINGBIRD: A Star Touch Story? You can find it and many other events at the Write Women’s Book Fest. Here is the direct line to the HUMMINGBIRD reading. Purchase a copy of HUMMINGBIRD: A … Continue reading

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Can Cows Have Wings? — A Workshop for The Write Women Book Fest 2021

Join author A. L. Kaplan for a teen-oriented workshop and learn how to create an environment that will grab your audience. A purple cow flying over DC might get by in a fantasy or science fiction story, but is likely … Continue reading

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Awesome Con Appearance

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Come to Awesome Con I’ll be on the Other Realities: An Introduction to World Building panel with Joab Stieglitz and Jennifer Povey. The panel begins at 5:45 PM on Saturday, August 21, … Continue reading

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MORE FIVE STAR REVIEWS FOR HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY

Kalak S. 5.0 out of 5 stars A fascinating glimpse into a surprising perspective from the world of Star Touched I can say with certainty that this short but exciting vignette makes for a great read whether it is your introduction … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW – THE CITY OF ZIRDAI BY MARIA V. SNYDER

Maria V. Snyder’s skill in creating fascinating worlds with intricate societies strikes true again in The City of Zirdai. This exciting tale has several twists as Shyla struggles to learn about magic and the power of The Eyes of Tambourah, … Continue reading

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FIVE STAR REVIEW FOR HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice mini-sequel! This is a nice addition to the original Star Touched story— a wrap up of an end you didn’t realize was loose, told from an interesting perspective. I’m hoping for lots more in … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY – Now available

HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY Now live on Amazon in print and digital format. Here’s what people are saying: “A delightful insight into the origins of one of my favorite characters in the Star Touched world!” ~ Maria V Snyder, … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD

Only one day before HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY releases. Here are a few last fun facts. Weighing in at a mere 3 grams and only 3 ½ inches in length, the ruby-throated hummingbird is one of my favorites.  (But … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: Nighty Night

Most of us relax when we sleep, but hummingbirds can take it one step farther. If their energy reserves get really low, they can enter a state of torpor. Torpor – Noun Pronounced:   tȯr-pər 1a: a state of mental and motor … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: THE MIGHTY BEAST

Don’t let their diminutive size fool you. Hummingbirds can be very aggressive and have been known to attack much larger birds. They are also extremely territorial and will guard their food sources fiercely. Even so, hummingbirds have many predators that … Continue reading

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