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Terry Spear | Wildlife Conservation Tips
Author Guest / May 3, 2018

Awareness is one of the ways that people can help in the conservation of wolves and other wildlife. For wolves, finding wolf centers online, going to the wolf centers, buying merchandise, or adopting wolves are easy ways people can participate in the support of wolves and to help provide for the education on them and their care. This is true for big cat reserves and other such places like bear reserves, or even facilities that care for injured birds: owls, falcons, eagles. Teaching our children, taking them to facilities like this, helps to educate future generations. I read an article about a man who was paid to kill foxes. At some point in his life, he began to study them, taking pictures and documenting them instead. Foxes, their kits—what a treasure to share with the world. And yet if he hadn’t changed his occupation, he would have continued to eliminate foxes for a living. He now has been featured many times in National Geographic. Awareness, a change of attitude, a willingness to get along. I was reading where certain shells are used for making jewelry. People collect sand dollars that are living creatures, and shells that house crabs. Oftentimes we…

Pat Esden | Witches and genies, and men with magic. Oh my!
Author Guest / May 3, 2018

Hi everyone! I want to say thanks to the folks at Fresh Fiction for inviting me to be on their blog today. I’m so excited. Next month is the first anniversary of the release of REACH FOR YOU, the final book in my Dark Heart trilogy. This December HIS DARK MAGIC, the first book in my new Northern Circle Coven series, will come out. Both series are contemporary paranormal with lots of magic, action, and strong romantic elements. They also feature love interests with magical abilities. I thought I’d share five characteristics of magic wielding guys, or at least of the men in my novels. Smart—All the men in my series are intelligent, but in different ways. Devlin from the Northern Circle Coven series is the coven’s high priest and a landscape architect. He’s ivy league educated and super creative. He’s always looking for new ways to use magic to make the world a better place. Chase from the Dark Heart series was raised as a warrior-slave in the djinn realm. The small amount of formal education he received happened in secret. However, his natural intelligence, magic, and loving and courageous spirit help him overcome obstacles that would crush others….