I’d like to introduce myself, starting with the bear and butterfly for whom this blog is named. Together, they comprise my muse, my subconscious, the right (intuitive) side of my brain. To me they represent power and beauty, ferocity and gentleness, courage and rebirth, the natural world, spirituality, dreams, new beginnings, the yin and yang […]
Archive | October, 2012
This story was really hard to stop reading, even as my eyes grew blurry, each night, when I put aside the day, and stole away to enter the fantasy world of Shay Bladen. His adventures, his pain, his experiences, were well written, and the reader (me) FELT involved, as if I had become his confidant, as he went on a long journey to discover his destined glory. His enemies became mine, and I could have cheered for the terrible deaths of his tormentors. I felt his grief for the family he lost, his respect to his warrior teacher, and excitement thrilled me when he discovered what lay beyond the doors. The monsters were scary and the whole book ended too soon.