Category Archives: Annabelle’s book

The Gateway Opens #kidlit #dreamdeeply

The button opened like a great big eye. Inside was a spinning kaleidoscope of forest foliage, which spread out rapidly in a circle. Everything around it – trees, fungus, beer cans, Tracy, the stone itself – rose up and formed … Continue reading

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One Foot In Storyland

“A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” – Franz Kafka As a Literary Lurcher I love to write, but I can only do it through Annabelle, via smellepathy. When Annabelle is busy writing her own stuff, I don’t get … Continue reading

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Too Many Pee-Mails

We storyhounds are an invaluable resource for writers of fairy tales, fantasy and the supernatural because we can astral project to other dimensions and bring back vital nuggets of information. Working alone, a single storyhound – or even a pair … Continue reading

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Storyhounds

Some people think sighthounds are only good for hunting little fluffy bunnies, but this isn’t the case. Pearl and I would rather leave the bunnies to enjoy their lives on the dunes around Three Cliffs Bay while we stay home … Continue reading

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Interview With Author Annabelle Franklin

Originally posted on Sacha Black:
Please welcome Annabelle to this weeks author interview. You can find Anabelle on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads or Amazon especially her book pages Gateway to Magic and The Slapstyx. Without further ado, please welcome Annabelle. ? What are you currently writing/working…

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Millie Investigates Goblin Tech

For some months now, the dirt levels in our house have been escalating. It started shortly after builders renovated the house we believed to be Slapstyx HQ, so I took a dreamwalk to the goblins’ dimension to investigate. Sure enough, … Continue reading

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Message from Annabelle: 777 Writing Challenge

Millie’s taking a break today, as I’ve been nominated for the 777 Writing Challenge! Here’s da roolz: ‘The 777 challenge requires you go to Page 7 of your work-in-progress, scroll down to Line 7 and share the next 7 sentences … Continue reading

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Slapstick Goblins

Originally posted on The Literate Lurcher:
When the house gets dirty, we dogs often get the blame. This is unfair. We do bring in mud, shed hair and have the occasional ‘accident’, but we’re not responsible for all the mess.…

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Slapstick Goblins

When the house gets dirty, we dogs often get the blame. This is unfair. We do bring in mud, shed hair and have the occasional ‘accident’, but we’re not responsible for all the mess. A large part of it is … Continue reading

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Message from Annabelle: My Hero

Originally posted on The Literate Lurcher:
The hero of Gateway to Magic is 11 year old Steven Topcliff, a sensitive and imaginative boy who has learned to hide these qualities in order to ‘fit in’.  An only child, he lives…

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