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Goodreads GiveawayGive

I just wanted to let you know I am giving away two tradeback copies of Pouraka on Goodreads! All you have to do is click a button. Goodreads Book Giveaway Pouraka by Dianne Lynn Gardner Giveaway ends October 05, 2015. … Continue reading

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Sasha: The Secret of Barnacle Bay

Sasha waited even though she knew she’d get into trouble if she didn’t get home before dark. Soon the sun would sit on top of the sea. The magic hour of day. She couldn’t miss it. Not tonight, not like every other night when she was always led away from the beach by her big sister, Beth. Tonight would be different. The day was too perfect. Warm, quiet. Continue reading

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Making Believe there are Mermaids!

Writing a story about mermaids isn’t enough. You have to experience them and indeed I was able to with the awesome help of Mermaid Kariel, who makes children’s dreams come true! Here’s a look at what she did for Pouraka’s … Continue reading

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Making Believe I know what I’m talking about?

Just a musing today! After doing my best to make a video with Premier Pro…well actually two or three videos, I was reminded what learning is all about. Again. At one time I came to a hurdle in my art … Continue reading

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They are here!!!

Death did not disturb him for a mer’s passing was graceful, as is the swaying of the ocean under a summer’s moon. If his mother had died naturally, he would have taken comfort in knowing she was fulfilling the final cycle of life.
But she didn’t die naturally. Continue reading

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Making Believe, a new video for a book that might come out. Or not.

I have to tell you, I was disappointed to hear that Amazon Scout did not choose to publish Pouraka. I’m going to do some brainstorming with friends and if you have any suggestions let me know. It’s been queried to … Continue reading

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Pouraka: An Underwater Romance

All life comes to the same end whether on land or in the sea. Tas could accept that. It was not death that disturbed him. A mer’s passing oftentimes was graceful, as is the swaying of the ocean under a summer’s moon. If his mother had died naturally, he would have taken comfort in knowing she was fulfilling the final cycle of life.
But she didn’t die naturally.

Because of that, grief would adhere to him as mussels adhere to the pilings under the pier, skeletons of forgotten shapes crusting over remnants of a once-living creature.
Tas will never forget Continue reading

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