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Book Club Questions: The Inn #books #fantasy #YA

Celebrating the success of The Inn, I’m sharing a couple of book club questions. Book club questions The Inn Did you like Kelly’s need for assistance – despite her being this awesome warrior? Did you see the similarities between Grimm’s Fitcher’s Bird and The Inn? What do you think of Kelly? What do you think …

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Book Club Questions: Freedom #books #fantasy #YA

Celebrating the success of Freedom, I’m sharing a couple of book club questions. Book club questions Freedom Did you know what kintsugi was before reading the first story/the explanation at the end? Did you see the twist coming in the first story? When? What do you think of Aratani’s gift? What do you think of …

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Book Club Questions: Tattered Tales #books #fantasy #YA

Celebrating the success of Tattered Tales, I’m sharing a couple of book club questions. Book club questions Tattered Tales Do you like bite-size stories? Why/why not? Did you see the connection between the stories? What do you think of the speculative elements throughout the book? What do you think of the way magic was used? …

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Folklore

The Wily Will-o’-the-Wisp #folklore

One of my favourite faeries to use in my writing – sometimes just popping up in a story without forethought! – is the will-o’-the-wisp. Folklore Most faeries with fiery appearances and a tendency to lead night-time travellers astray are categorised as “will-o’-the-wisp”, which is why there are so many differing names for something that seems …

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