The Legend of Iaci and the Vitoria Regia

Paulo Cardoso is one of the characters in The Conjunction of the Realms series.  Paulo came from the southernmost parts of Brazil and arrived in Northern Ireland as an exchange student during secondary school. Upon graduating, he went to the University of Ulster to get a degree in film. Paulo now has his own film production company. […]
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Unique Selling Proposition (USP)

So I am trying to come up with what it is known as a Unique Selling Proposing—a Tag Line or Elevator Pitch for “The Conjunction of the Realms.” These two sentences are my first attempt, and I was told that they were too Disney-esque, thus not “unique.” Does anyone have suggestions or better ideas? A […]
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One more positive review

National Emmy Award winner Frank Radice, television producer and co-author of Random House’s pop-up book “Sam Katz on the Loose,” said: “As an author of content for kids I know the difficulty of creating a world that is intriguing, engaging and fun. ‘The Conjunction of the Realms’ has achieved that goal, and gone way beyond, […]
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Why Northern Ireland?

Beginning October 10, 2013 and continuing for the next thirty days, “The Conjunction of the Realms (Part One)” is being discounted on Amazon.co.uk. Why is this promotion taking place in the United Kingdom and not in the United States? When I started writing The Conjunction of the Realm’s first volume, I imagined the story to […]
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More Positive Reviews

Today I would like to post another positive review from Amazon.com and respond: Fantasy: a Fun, Happy, Read with Depth September 14, 2013 By S. McMullen Format:Kindle Edition This book surprised me. I am not a fantasy genre fan but I enjoyed reading this book. It takes you on a journey between the real world […]
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Positive Reviews for “The Conjunction of the Realms (Part One)”

It is not everyday that you fill your heart with courage to publish a book and a month later find amazing reviews posted by the readers. The next three blog posts will be devoted to these reviews, along with my comments. This post came from Dream Detective on Amazon: “dream detective” (Los Angeles, CA) – […]
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The Legend of the Pink Dolphins

Occasionally Pink lake’s reflection looked pink, especially when the sunset and clouds’ positions were just right, but most likely the lake’s name was inherited from the old legend of the pink dolphins. There was a time when dolphins played in those waters. The swimming mammals were exactly like the endangered species of fresh water dolphins […]
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Meet Akaina, the turtle

In days past, giant talking turtles roamed the earth and swam in the ocean waters, possessing shells imbued with magical powers. Such powers were used to heal and break curses. Akaina, one of the last of these talking turtles, lives in the North Shore of Oahu. At two hundred years of age, she has seen […]
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The Various Types of Gnomes: 5. The Scandinavians

The two comedic gnomes who complete each other’s sentences, Barbegazi and Vatir, are from Scandinavia. They dress like the peasants of Villands Vånga and wear oversized wooden clogs. Villands Vånga is the name of a very small Swedish farm town. To find about more about Barbegazi and Vatir, and their adventures with the Kingsley family, […]
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Koalani, The Detective Nixie

Koalani was  a beautiful nixie, even considering her bright green hair and green teeth. She wore skirts  made of rose petals, and a blouse of interwoven seaweeds; mother-of-pearl jewelry adorned her necks and wrists. Although they carry the same powers as the fairies and exhibit many of the same characteristics, nixies are actually water fairies, […]
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