Does the ending have to work? Thinking about Joanne Harris’ Lollipop Shoes

Friends -- I'm trying to read more self-proclaimed magical realist novels this year, so that I can be a more educated writer AND reader. I'm also interested in the debates as to what is and what is not magical realism. As you know, I made it through 100 Years of Solitude, and just finished Joanne … Continue reading Does the ending have to work? Thinking about Joanne Harris’ Lollipop Shoes

Storytime Sunday @MagicallyReal, 01/15/12

Here's one of my favorite stories from my archives!  Bundle up with a buddy, dog, kittie, or other special being.  Suitable for strange children of all ages...   MEET MOOSHIE AND SMOOSHIE   Mooshie and Smooshie are big furry blue monsters with large googly eyes, who live in the sewers of Beverly Hills. They eat … Continue reading Storytime Sunday @MagicallyReal, 01/15/12