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LOST!

Please Help Me Find CODY the Cockatrice in The Land of Vikings and Trolls! Search here To purchase a plush Cody visit RA-Anderson on Etsy!

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The Land of Vikings and Trolls

What has happened in Iceland? Is Cody lost? Has he made new friends? Is he staying in Iceland forever or going back home with Brody, Bowen and Bryant? The Land of Vikings and Trolls by RA Anderson To purchase a Cody the Cockatrice PLUSH please visit me on Etsy!

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eBook: The Land of Vikings & Trolls

Cody the Cockatrice Series, book 2 is now available! The adventure continues ...

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A dog dreams of sailing

My heart races and my tail nervously wags as I trot along the thing my humans call a dock. This always happens when it’s sunny, there is a nice breeze, and Mom is finished sitting in her office. She gathers a water bottle, hat, sunscreen, her Yeti waterproof pouch for her phone, and walks to… Continue reading A dog dreams of sailing

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The Masterpiece of Love

The Painted Dog Prompt 2/15/22 was a super fun writing challenge posted on the Stine Writing Blog! This is what I wrote: The clank of the heavy door echoed through the building, followed by several footsteps. My ears perked only halfway, my heart thumping, but not like the newbie in the next cell. “Keep it… Continue reading The Masterpiece of Love

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5 STAR Book Review

Once Upon the Rhine by RA Anderson Now that's a 5 STAR book review!

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Balance

Tired all day, she tossed and turned all night with visions of chaos bombarding her mind like missiles from a warship. She couldn’t see any light at the end of a tunnel, nor could she understand that a sunrise symbolized a bright new day. Her eyelids heavy as if filled with lead again, she blinked… Continue reading Balance

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The Land of Vikings and Trolls – Book #2 is now PUBLISHED

Flying high above the clouds ... We are set for our new adventure! Cody is a Cockatrice, an extraordinary hybrid cockerel-dragon, fathered by a rooster, mothered by a lizard, and hatched by a toad, a true little blood cousin of dragons. They inherited their wings and tails, you know! Cody is the protector of three… Continue reading The Land of Vikings and Trolls – Book #2 is now PUBLISHED

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A Gift of Memories

Day One: Special delivery Two huge boxes were carried from the driveway to the backyard about 20 yards from Lake Minnehaha, dropped and left unopened. I walked the length of the fourteen-foot box, then stopped to tug at it. Too heavy for me to move an inch, I moved on to tugging at its seams.… Continue reading A Gift of Memories

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Rainbows

Our sailboat, the Sharon Ann, was perfect for our weekend sailing trips to Catalina and holidays to places like Cabo San Lucas. I would sit with Dad in the cockpit sometimes all night long, plus down below was stuffy and it made me nauseous. The cold air and salty sprays of the Pacific Ocean would… Continue reading Rainbows