Friday, September 19, 2014
In 1891, young Sherlock Hong solved a series of strange mysteries in the Colony of Singapore. These are his delightful letters about each case.
Book 1: The Immortal Nightingale
Book 2: The Peranakan Princess
Book 3: The Scroll of Greatness
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Labels: Sherlock Hong series
Thursday, September 18, 2014
::: Don't just read about the KINGDOM project, you can start your own gamer hackathon for kids too! Everything here: http://www.supercoolbooks.com/p/kingdom.html
Friday, September 12, 2014
How to add magic to your fiction Three ways to give your fantasy stories a fresh kick
If you want to write magic fiction — that is, fiction about magicians living in a magical world and taking on magical challenges — there is a danger that your work might sound dated and corny, because no matter how talented you are, your stuff could still come across as being too influenced by Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings.
These two massively popular franchises have given wizarding culture a prominent, almost cartoonish presence in mainstream media. Potter and his friends are exceedingly cute and likeable, while Gandalf and Saruman are campy and Santa Claus-esque. Collectively they have succeeded in doing away with a lot of the mystery or reverence or awe that you might expect from the genre.
But all is not lost. There was ways around this. If you wish to write stories that evoke a genuine appreciation of supernatural forces and exotic metaphysics, you could turn to an alternative tradition of fantasy storytelling inspired by Asian alchemy. May these three suggestions below inspire you to weave an original fantasy epic that’s fresh and innovative and superbly magical.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
read THOR THE GREATEST by Don Bosco
and be awakened by the enchanting story of young dreams, courage and discovery
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