By S.A. Schneider

Clarise and the Night Show

A Town Magician middle grade fantasy

Story .5

The world of the Town Magician used to be fraught with fierce creatures that attacked the towns. When magic flourished throughout the land, the power of the Magician’s overtook the soldiers. Now, each town and village has its own Town Magician that help it prosper.

In the town of Tatroon, Samual struggles to survive. He not only doesn’t fit in with kids his age, he has no magic, and his father is the town drunk. His full story is told in Embracing the Magic, but the question remains – how did Samual meet Clarise?

Clarise, who is not only popular but can channel magic, talks to him in the market. When she asks if he would like to sneak out to see a night show with a Town Magician at a neighboring village, Samual is unsure what to do.

This heartwarming short story is a fantastic introduction to the Town Magician world. Find out how Samual and Clarise meet and join in their first adventure.

Included are Words to Know and New Adventure Ideas

NOTE: this is a prequel short story to the full book – Embracing the Magic

By S.A. Schneider

Faking the Magic

A Town Magician middle grade fantasy

Story .7

The Town Magician series continues with a new Town Magician in Samual’s town of Tatroon. But is it everything Samual hoped it would be?

Their town has been without a Town Magician for far too long, as far as Samual is concerned. Finally, they are getting their own Town Magician! Even better, he is the son of a famous Town Magician. Samual is excited and can’t wait for the show.

That is, if he can figure out how to not get caught by his father. With Clarise’s help, he thinks he can watch the show. But what he finds astounds him.

This Town Magician has no magic! He’s a fake!

What should Samual do?

This is a free prequel short story to Town Magician Book 1 – Embracing the Magic.

This short story also contains Discussion Questions, Words to Know, and new Adventure Ideas. These are also contained in the Town Magician study guide.

NOTE: this is a short story. In the Town Magician timeline it happens after Clarise and the Night Show and before the full novel Embracing the Magic

Middle Grade Fantasy Author

S.A. Schneider

S.A. Schneider has a wolf, so of course he writes middle grade fantasy, wouldn’t you? Since his
Lego and action figure days, he’s crafted worlds and stories within those worlds. This pursuit
continues to his books today.
Now he shows kids, and their parents, the joy of writing as a lifelong pursuit and how to turn it
into a career. Not just books, but video game stories!
He wants others to join him in fantastical worlds and possibly even delve into creating their own.
Enjoy the Adventure!

Parents and Educators

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