Christmas Ghost Stories

There are many traditions at Christmas time. Putting up the tree. Decorating. Making Christmas cookies. There is one tradition that is no longer in favor that I’d like to bring back.. Christmas ghost stories. In the Victorian era, during the darkest days of the...
Oddish Questors Fan Picture

Oddish Questors Fan Picture

Oddish Questor’s  Hunter by Gianna Many of you have heard me talk about my wolf, Hunter. How he’s a big, goofy, sweet boy. He is also going to be part of the upcoming Oddish Questors series.  At the recent Cuyahoga Library roundtable, I had some pictures...

Discovered Wordsmiths: Avyan Shah – Writer

I want to introduce a young writer by the nae of Avyan Shah. At the age of 8, Avyan wrote a True/False fact book about anatomy. This was part of a school project that he turned into the start of a great career. On top of that, any money he makes is donated to his...

Imagination Inspiration: Rewriting C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis is a popular fantasy writer. He was a contemporary of Tolkien, but his books were more aimed at kids. I’m sure everyone has heard of “The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe”. I remember reading this book when I was a kid and then read it to...

Newsletter Email – Feb 2023

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Newsletter EmailsDo you even remember who I am? Quick reminder – my name is Stephen and I write middle grade fantasy under the name S.A. Schneider. My first book in the Town Magician series, Embracing the Magic, has...

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