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"With the nimble flick of a sharpened lead-core wand, anything is possible."
OH, THAT'S GOOD...
52 Writing prompts you never knew you needed.
But seriously... you do.
Have you ever seen something—an object, an image, a person, or even an ad on the side of a bus—and gotten struck by an idea? You sat back and smiled, mumbling, “Oh, that’s good…” and immediately scrambled to write it down? Well, scramble no more.
Plucked from the mind of multi-genre short fiction author R.A. Clarke, these 52 original speculative fiction prompts are sure to inspire and spark your creative flame. From dark to light, quirky to horrifying, there’s a little something here for everybody. You’re cordially invited to sift through the pages; take your time, pick and choose... or, if you’re feeling brave, take the 52-Week Challenge. Inspiration awaits at the turn of a page.
RELEASED OCTOBER 30TH, 2021
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THE BIG OL' BIKE
Big things are happening in Little Springs…
Everything about Oliver is small, from his footprint to his glasses—and a trio of bullies never let him forget it. When Oliver receives a special old bike for his birthday, he rides tall for the first time. But, the meanest bully in school doesn’t like that at all. Oliver finds himself challenged to a race. Now, he’ll have to be bigger than he ever imagined in order to prove heroes come in small packages too.
For ages 7 - 10.
Longer than average for this age range, The Big Ol' Bike is meant to be transitional between chapter books and middle grade novels. Themes of bullying, friendship, and finding confidence are explored within this story.
SECOND EDITION RELEASED MAY 11TH, 2021
AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE NOW!
*A 2021 Page Turner Award Finalist*
*A 2021 Females of Fiction Award Finalist*
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The Big Ol' Bike Book Trailer (2020)
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
- Pablo Picasso -
You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it..
- Robin Williams -
My little spark of madness shows itself in many different creative forms - and perhaps a smidge in my sense of humor too. It causes all kinds of wonderful mischief in my life. I absolutely love the quotes above. I encourage everyone out there to find your own unique spark. When you do, embrace it, nurture it, and let it grow - for it makes us who we are.
BIG OL' BIKE COLOURING CONTEST!
AND THE COLOURING WINNERS ARE...
Isabelle, Landyn, and Bob-Aaron Ngan! 🥳 Congratulations!
The winners were drawn randomly.
A signed copy of The Big Ol' Bike is headed your way! I hope you'll enjoy it.
Your awesome entries are featured below - the very first three.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to colour a picture and send it in. Thanks to the parents and teachers helping their kids participate. I adored seeing ALL of the unique and colourful entries that rolled in.
The Big Ol' Bike is available on Amazon and Audible, so make sure to add it to your wish lists. 😉
THE CONTEST STARTS OCTOBER 25, 2020.
THREE signed copies of The Big Ol' Bike will be given away.
Winners randomly chosen on December 1st, 2020.
*NOVEMBER 30TH, 2020 - CONTEST IS CLOSED*