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This is hard going but fascinating! (Yes, I’m still reading it!) I’m learning the differences between sympathetic and homeopathic magic and how they’ve influenced modern day superstitions. I think this is a “must read” for any fantasy / speculative writer because it shows you the variety and similarities of many magical practices. The reason I’ve struggled to read it is that it is definitely “research” rather than a story. My concentration is low still, but if there is a good plot and fascinating characters, I read the book very quickly!
The Flames of Winter by Elizabeth Baxter
Beyond The Realm of Night by Jane Dougherty
Haiku Rhapsodies by Celestine Nudanu
I Like It Hard by Francis James Franklin
The Eternals by Richard M Ankers
The Wizard, The Girl and The Unicorn’s Horn by Kevin Cooper
today’s re-blog comes from Frank!
Today I’m delighted to have a guest post from Freya Pickard, a fellow haiku poet and fantasy author. We share a love of dragons, structured poetry and Gilbert & Sullivan…
Thank you, Frank, for inviting me to write a guest post at your quirky and entertaining blog!
What do you want to know about me? I’m Freya Pickard. I write novels and poetry and I am a cancer survivor. My most recent publication is a collection of poems written between July 2014 and September 2015. These poems trace my journey through having a colostomy, experiencing open surgery for bowel cancer, enduring chemotherapy and starting the long road to recovery. It is autobiographical but other cancer sufferers seem to…
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Tags: cancer, chemo, collection, freya pickard, haiku, insides, poems, poetry, published, recovery, short form, surgery, survival
Tags: cancer, chemotherapy, collection, colostomy, expression, freya pickard, insides, journey, poems, poetry, recovery, therapy