Burrowing Owl Books

My Year in Books (and Owls) 2020

Now that we have settled into 2021, I'm going to be looking back at the books - all 63 of ...
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Broken Melody Book Graphic

Broken Melody is Out Today!

Broken Melody is out today, which means that you can now get it as both ebook and paperback! Happy Release ...
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Broken Melody Releases on 10th September

Yep, Broken Melody will be out on 10th September as both ebook and paperback. Hopefully some of you out there ...
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Book Covers Michelle Louring

Smashwords’ Summer/Winter Sale 2020

It's time for another Smashwords' Summer/Winter sale! For the entire month of July, the ebook store Smashwords will have thousands ...
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Something Ends Something Begins LARP

Something Ends, Something Begins – Another Witcher LARP

Back in February, I went to a LARP. More exactly, I went to a Witcher LARP... that wasn't Witcher School! Yes, the European LARPers are all about following in the footsteps of Geralt of Rivia, with "Something Ends, Something Begins" held in the mountains outside of Barcelona. Unlike Witcher School, ...
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Pepper Denmark Tradition

Did You Know Birthdays in Denmark Can Get Rather Spicy?

So, what's been going on in my life lately? Well, I turned 30 earlier this month, so of course my friends tied me to a lamppost and covered me in ground pepper. Let me explain: In Denmark, it's tradition to cover a person in certain spices if they reach certain ...
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Artist Alley KoyoCon 2022

KoyoCon 2022

Last week I went to KoyoCon, as I do every year. It's hard to keep coming up with new and interesting things to share when doing a post, but as is most often the case, I had a good time! Even after all these years, I greatly enjoy talking to ...
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I’m Going to KoyoCon 2022

KoyoCon 2022 will be held this weekend, opening on Friday, and once again you will be able to find me at my table in the Artist Alley area of the convention, likely complaining about how heavy boxes of books are to lug around. If you're going, come by and have ...
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Once again I have come home from Poland, another LARP under my belt. In a change of pace, I didn't play a witcher, but instead I joined the new viking LARP HØST as a member of the Red Sails clan. Now, I'm not going to do one of my huge ...
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Witcher School Leshen Marked

Witcher School – Where I Started a War with a Bard and Once Again Didn’t Murder Any Blue Stripes

Spoilers for Episode 3 of Witcher School.  Note: I started writing this post right after the episode back in October... and then I got busy. And then I sort of forgot about it. And then I couldn't be arsed to proof-read it. My point is, please pretend this was published ...
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Dungeons and Dragons Character Sheet

Let’s Talk Dungeons & Dragons Characters

While we're waiting for me to get off my ass and finish the large LARP posts in the pipeline, let's have a fun little discussion about an adjacent geek topic. I have been playing so much Dungeons & Dragons lately. As of writing this, I have done three sessions for ...
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Selissa character artwork

Yet Another ‘Yes, I’m Alive’ Post

It's funny how time flies, isn't it? I knew I had neglected this blog, but it somehow still came as a surprise when I looked at the date for my last post and saw that it's been the better part of a year since then. But then again, I do ...
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Krigslive Sollands Sidste

Krigslive XIV – Giving Danish LARP a Shot

What's this? Krigslive? You mean a LARP write-up that isn't about Witcher School? Strange days, indeed! Krigslive is a Danish LARP set in the Warhammer universe with focus on military life and huge battles. This year, the setting revolved around a religious conflict between the armies of the North - ...
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Alpaca Selife

We Interrupt Our Scheduled Owl Programming to Bring You an Alpaca

I know it's been forever since I last made an update. But the simple truth is that nothing interesting or inspiring has really been going on. Which is why you're getting a little fluff post. Pun intended. The story is simple: Yesterday, my mother took me on a trip up ...
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