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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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Why Fantasy?

Those who know me know I am an advocate for the creative, for the far fetched. For lands and times beyond. I do not disguise my eagerness to day dream any more. Continue reading

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Making Music

Rhythm in a literary work is captivating. Mesmerizing. It draws the reader or listener like sweet honey draws a bear, and holds them captive. Rhythm gives flavor to words and sensuality to concepts. Continue reading

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Making a Hero

When the movie was over I waited for my husband as he used the restroom. I stood on the plush carpets, the ambient lights glittering around me. Brilliantly lit posters heralded upcoming movies. Their bright colors, handsome actors, magic wielding … Continue reading

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Making More (stories)

I’ve been lured into the NaNoWriMo Camp. I tried keeping up with writing a novel in July once before but the summer just hit me too hard and there were just too many other things to do other than write. … Continue reading

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Making up for lost time.

I have not been keeping up with my blog. I wonder though if people have been reading blogs as fluently as they used to.  I don’t know. I follow some and then feel like all the information I obtain from … Continue reading

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Making available

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…” ~ C.S. Lewis Life is a crazy thing, isn’t it? I’m glad I have faith in the Creator otherwise I would be despondent … Continue reading

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