Welcome WIPpeteers! The week of Light and Wonder continues below. But first, we WIPpet! Here are 47 words from Fairy Blood. (47 = 5 + 29 +13, May 23rd, 2013)

Grandmother Dragon whuffled a soft, low laugh.  “My dear, it is exceedingly unwise to refuse the gift of a dragon. But I will forgive you this once since, these days, so few humans, or even fairies or mermaids, know how to pay proper respect to a dragon.

This little blurb is a special WIPpet, since I’ll be taking a WIPpet break from Fairy Blood. (I’ll dig into another WIP for a while.) It is actually an excerpt of an excerpt I posted some time ago. If you want to read the rest of the excerpt, click here to read Meeting the Relative


Thank you to Elaine Jeremiah for the Seed of Light Award. Today’s nominee is


There is only one rule for this award: pass it on!


Thank you to L. Marie for nominating me for the Wonderful Team Member Award. Today’s nominees are:

  1. Pete Denton
  2. J.M. McDowell

The rules for the Wonderful Team Member Award, as I understand them, are as follows. To accept the award, simply follow the rules. If you’d rather not, that’s fine, too.

  1. Display the Logo
  2. Nominate 14 readers you appreciate.
  3. Announce the nominees, either all at once or over seven days.