Guaridians of Aeld by Adrienne deWolfe

Need Money? Tuck These Crystals in Your Pocket

Wouldn’t life be great if you became a money magnet? According to the myth makers, semi-precious gemstones can help you achieve that goal. These “pretty rocks” might not be worth much to jewelers, but certain crystals carry the “vibe”…

Magic for Newbies: How to Become Invisible

So you want to learn how to turn invisible, huh? You came to the right place! In my short story, Wizards of the Wild West, I describe how the hero, Rogan “Rogue” Dair needs to cross from one side of a crowded train to the other without…
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What's Your Superpower? (Part 3: Wind Magic Quiz)

Greetings, Wizards! I'm back after a rough couple of days, battling a Huffalot. (Don’t ask.) However, I have not forgotten my mission to help you receive the magical training that you so richly deserve! Today, we shall be exploring…
Dark Wind, Guardians of Aeld, Adrienne deWolfe
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What's Your Super Power? (Part 2: Secrets of Stone Magic)

Welcome back, apprentice mages!  I have spent the week visiting with Queen Hoodoo (over a few yummy mugs of spud ale, I might add). Hoodoo, the most powerful practitioner of Stone Magic in my Guardians of Aeld fantasy fiction series for…

Atlantis Legends: How the Emerald Got Black Flecks

I love myths – especially myths that inspire my Writing Muse.  For the plot of my Guardians of Aeld series, I started researching gemstone lore.  That’s when I stumbled upon a really cool legend about the Emerald, which dates back to…
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What's Your Super Power? (Part 1: Stone Magic Quiz)

Greetings, Mighty Ones!   Now you and I both know, you’re secretly a magical prodigy.  You have enough spell power in your PINKY to make Merlin the Magician look like a doddering fool. However, as an up-and-coming Archmage, you may…
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Author Learns Hands-On Healing to Write Fantasy Novels

Ten years before anyone had ever heard of a “Paranormal Romance Novel,” I was writing a Romance in which the heroine possessed a special gift for healing people with her hands.  (No, that Romance never got published.  Bummer!  However,…
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Magic and Monster Books for Apprentice Wizards

Welcome Wizards in Training!  As every diligent apprentice (and fantasy fiction writer) knows, one must study gobs of arcane material in order to turn annoying kid brothers into toads, or broccoli into chocolate ice cream – or unpublished…
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Dragon Magic: Learn the Secret Rituals of Dragon Warriors

Greetings, Dragon Fans! I have a great book -- with real magic spells -- to recommend.  You'll love this book if you . . . Believe that Dragons could exist on some other plane of existence Have ancient memories about Dragons on…

Halloween Traditions: Why Do Witches Wear Pointy Hats?

Halloween is THE day to explore magic! So in honor of all you wizards and sorceresses, it is my pleasure to remind you today, on this sacred Feast of the Ancestors, JUST HOW IMPORTANT your pointy hat is! And why your forbears started wearing…