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Dyane Forde’s Christmas Story Challenge

Last year, when Vashti Q-Vega asked me to write a Christmas story for her blog (in mere days!) I panicked. WTH was I going to write about??? I’m not into sappy holiday stories, and the commercialism around the holidays drives me crazy. But I had been given a challenge–and if you know me at all, you know I rarely walk away from one, once it’s been thrown down. So, while driving, I let my imagination go, let the wheels turn, and I came up with something I really liked. Jack Frost vs. Bad Santa! (gamer voice required for the right effect lol)

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So, as Christmas is around the corner, I hope you’ll take a sec to take read my offering. And if you like it, please share!

The Writer Next Door | Vashti Q

Author Dyane Forde Author Dyane Forde

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to introduce today my friend and a very talented author: Dyane Forde

Dyane recently released her fabulous book The Purple Morrow. The Purple Morrow is a (light) Fantasy aimed at an adult audience. At the end of this post you will see the book cover, read a blurb from the book and there will also be information on how you can get your own copy.

Dyane Forde’s love of writing began with an early interest in reading and of words in general. She was always amazed at how linking words together in different ways had unexpected and pleasing results on others. People enjoyed what she created! This sparked a life-long desire to write all types of things, from short stories, novels, flash fiction, poetry…she enjoys trying genres and forms of writing which are different from what she’s used to; every story or…

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Dyane Forde’s Christmas Challenge

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Vashti Q-Vega threw me for a loop when she asked me to write a Christmas story. Say what? I don’t do Christmas stories, or Valentine’s stories or stuff like that because I find them sweet, and pleasant, and wholesome. But she challenged me to write one so I did–my way. 😀 So,  click the link to see how Dyane Forde’s Christmas Challenge turned out.