Belinda Crawford

World-weaver. Tale spinner. Geek.

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Update: Hero @ OzComicCon!

Kynan Waterford and partner in costume at OzComicCon.

Kynan Waterford, sci-fi author and awesome cosplayer!

Hero’s at OzComicCon this weekend and I’ve been awed by all the awesome cosplayers! Here’s a great photo of Kynan Waterford and his partner, dressed as mercenaries from his books Jupiter and Pluto.

Check out my Facebook page for more photos as I take them!

The Ugly Princess by Henderson Smith

Cover of The Ugly Princess by Henderson Smith
Disclaimer: I received this book in exchange for an honest review

3.5/5 stars

I love The Ugly Princess for its message and for having a truly ugly heroine. It’s message, that beauty is only skin deep, came through strong, right from the first page. I especially loved how happy the heroine, Olive, was to be ugly in exchange for her other gifts and how she rejoiced in every new boil and wart.

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There are many different types of people in this world, and they’re not all human.

Saga Press at NYCC 2014

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Dragons can fly because they’re magic… But what if you want to create a fantastical creature that’s a bit more plausible? Find out how on Fantasy Faction.

‘Superman, as long as I have you here, just answer one thing for me: Why tights? Why a cape? You’re a grown man. Don’t you feel ridiculous?’


‘My mother made it for me.’

Tempus & Superman, "New Adventures Of Superman"

Update: Skin (Hero, book 2)

Ok, so, I chucked out the 15k words I’d written for book 2. Again. I think this is the 4th time I’ve changed the entire plot (well, not the entire plot, just the specifics), but, trust me, this storyline is going to be way more awesome.

Short & sharp: Tea update

So, Ceylon Pekoe and Rose Petals take 2. This time I tried 1 tsp of ceylon pekoe with 1/2 tsp of rose petals, brewed for 4 minutes and served with milk.

The verdict: Glorious and yet frustrating. Glorious because black tea with milk is always so, and frustrating because that half teaspoon of rose petals just leaves my tastebuds wanting more.

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The Freshly Squeezed Book Chain is all about sharing the love of books by sharing…well…books! Check it out, it promises to be fun.