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A Different Kind of Fantasy

Picture It makes sense that  a year where everyone stayed home and used technology to stay connected, would be the year that I get into the LitRPG genre. I have written three in the last year with the help of a friend. We're gearing up to write four more and we'll be releasing them all this summer and fall.

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"This is a whimsical read that felt like a fairy tale reimagined, but it’s not based on anything to which I’m familiar. This is a story about a young woman named Phehl who is the Keeper of her people, she’s responsible for the safety and well-being of" Read more of this review »
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