It has now been three months since The Ember Stone launched. Many of you have been along for the journey with me since I started writing The Ember Stone in January 2021, that first post can be found: here. Thank you for all the support. Today I thought I would share a short deleted scene… Continue reading Deleted Scene
I am trying something new with this post today. I would like to share a reading of The Ember Stone. It’s just over three minutes long. Hope you will take a few minutes to listen. By Shari Marshall – 2022
This morning I find myself with a cup of a more classic tea, Cream of Earl Grey. I wonder briefly as I wait for it to steep if I should add a drop of milk and a spoonful of sugar, but after some thought I decide to sip it black. The Earl Grey in loose… Continue reading A classic cup
“It all began with the twinkling of the tea.” – Alice in Wonderland This morning’s blend of tea surprised me in two ways. The first, is with the deep blue notes of some of the loose leaf. It’s pretty. The second surprise is the smell. It has a sweet fruity smell. This morning I am… Continue reading Buddha’s Blend
My loose leaf literally looks like cut dried blades of grass. It is a seaweed colour and it even smells grassy. The steeped tea leaves open up from those blades of grass to reveal that they are in fact pieces of dried leaves. The tea in my cup is a pale yellowish-green and has a… Continue reading A grassy theme for the mouth
2022 A to Z posts have been reserved for descriptive 100 word posts. However, today’s post is a modified excerpt from Chapter 18 of “The Ember Files.” “…His soft skinned hands are pushing and pulling a gummy thread of magic. I goggle at him when he bobs his head down and takes a bite of… Continue reading Marshmallow – This post offers a teaser for my upcoming novel.
In January 2021, I set myself a goal: here. I was going to write a novel. For the rest of 2021, I share posts about my progress writing. I came to the end of the year with a full length manuscript for my first urban fantasy novel. Since then, there has been editing, sharing, and… Continue reading Cover Reveal – The Ember Stone