AtoZ: Z is for Zodiac Dragons by Christina Yen

It’s the grand finale of the A to Z Challenge! Today we have:  Z is for Zodiac Dragons This is it, the final dragons in the month-long AtoZ Challenge!  These are the Zodiac Dragons from American professional artist Christina Yen, who posts on deviantart as The-SixthLeafClover.  Above is the Zodiac Dragon for my own sign, Gemini, and…

AtoZ: Y is for Yin Yang Guardian by Anne Stokes

The penultimate day of the A to Z Challenge! Today we have: Y is for Yin Yang Guardian Dragon Here is a cool Chinese-style dragon called Yin Yang Guardian by U.K. professional freelance illustrator Anne Stokes, who also posts on deviantart as Ironshod and has an active Facebook page that you can follow to see even more…

AtoZ: X is for Xanth: Luck of the Draw by Julie Dillon

Another day, another post in the A to Z Challenge! Today we have: X is for Xanth Dragons Work commitments over lunch meant this post is a little later than my 1:05pm CST posting time today, but that’s okay!  This awesome painting is called Xanth: Luck of the Draw by American professional artist Julie Dillon.  From her deviantart site: This…

Wedn Thursday Writing Craft: Verifying the Gossip

In a very real way, one writes a story to find out what happens in it. Before it is written it sits in the mind like a piece of overheard gossip or a bit of intriguing tattle. The story process is like taking up such a piece of gossip, hunting down the people actually involved,…

AtoZ: W is for White Dragon Hatchling by dashase

Only a few days left in the A to Z Challenge! Today we have: W is for White Dragon Hatchling This is a wonderful digital painting called White Dragon Hatchling, courtesy of the multi-talented German deviantartist dashase.  I love the detail in the scales and even in the crystals surrounding this little cutie! But today we don’t just get…

Tuesday Discover Challenge: Obstacles

Hmmm.  Today’s Discover Challenge may not seem on the face of it to be geared to continuing the Neeka story from last week’s cliffhanger… but I guess we’ll see! It’s all about obstacles to creativity today.  As the post says: For this week’s challenge, tell us about a time when you had to deal with an obstacle…