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Trying something new.

Update, Vella didn’t work out. Everything I’ve been writing lately is related to the Sword of Cho Nisi series. I just love that world and the characters. So this new Vella story is a work in progress for book 5 … Continue reading

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Nerds and Friends Podcast!

I just love talking about my books, and Josh Linquist and his friends gave me the opportunity to share today on their podcast Nerds and Friends. If you’ve got a moment come and listen! Visit them on Patreon

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Wheel of Time: A Tale of Three Boys

A Commentary Gwen Whiting and I are reading Wheel of Time again, with hopes to better understand what the TV show is actually doing and to express our thoughts as we go through the chapters. We began with the first … Continue reading

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Change of plans for Fantasy Friday

I’ve decided to hold off on publishing Darkness Holds the Son for Fantasy Friday newsletter subscription since the serialized novel is available on Patreon, and the book will be available as pre-order on Kickstarter on the 15th of November. Instead, … Continue reading

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Introducing Tuesday’s Telling

I’m excited to bring you 2 new offerings! 2 newsletters filled with stories of wonder and curiosities. Continue reading

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Epic! Both the Sale and the Books!

This month book 3, the final conclusion of Sword of Cho Nisi will be launched. (August 30th to be exact), and to celebrate its launch I’m offering books 1 and 2 at a low sale price of only $3.99. The … Continue reading

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A Scavenger Hunt!

Welcome to Making Believe, the blog of fantasy author D.L. Gardner! I hope you are enjoying the blog hop scavenger hunt, and that you’ll come back and visit again! My novel Ian’s Realm Saga is one of the prizes for … Continue reading

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Making Stories

Just for fun, and because my blog has been on the back burner far too long, I thought I would post some of the illustrations I did for my series, since they have become obsolete. Perhaps you’re wondering why I … Continue reading

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Making Stories

Writing has been a means for me to say things that I wouldn’t be able to speak while in a normal conversation. Ever since I was young I found expressing myself on paper was much easier, and more fulfilling than … Continue reading

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Making Believe Again!

Who is doing NaNoWriMo this year? I had been debating, as I mentioned in another post to take the National Novel Writing Month’s challenge. With a little coaxing from some readers, I decided to dive in. Let me encourage you, … Continue reading

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