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Friday, June 23, 2023

The Jonah Collector Release Day and Book Event

Literary, lyrical prose in the form of nautical narrative is: The Jonah Collector

Inspired by the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The Jonah Collector offers something new to the seafaring, mermaid, and pirate genres. The tale is about a sea captain whose days are bogged down by regret, stress, and homesickness. 

Captain Christopher Houston is a seafaring man. He lives on the sea. He is the best ship captain in the world. He is also deceased. 

In this epic tale, we discover that in his youth, Captain Houston committed a heinous crime. He lied about his age to get onboard a ship because his father had died. The young man wanted to support his mother by earning a wage. Unfortunately, he was too inexperienced. He found himself labeled a Jonah, the weakest link, and forced to walk the plank. 

As his ship sailed away, the ocean took him down to the Locker. In the Depths, a beautiful mermaid made him a deal. Captain Houston did not understand the contract that saved his life, and was later able to nullify the mermaid's evil intent because he was not of age to consent to such an agreement. 

Years had passed since his encounter. Something inside of him stirred. He knew that his youthful mistake was about to catch up with his present. 

Unbeknownst to him, the mermaid, Aetheshella, devised a scheme to lure Christopher back to her through fate. She went after his son. Now, Captain Houston has a choice: save his son or himself. 

Will he be the next victim of The Jonah Collector?

A Novelist Idea newsletter is hosting the Ignite Your Imagination: The Jonah Collector Release Party on June 23, 2023.

If you love the sea, sailing, and stories, then The Jonah Collector is a short fiction odyssey created for you.

 
 
Visit Undawnted's dedicated page for information about The Jonah Collector.
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A Novelist Idea [now Undawntable] Newsletter will be having a release party with prizes and trivia, plus Subscribers receive Early Access to purchase the e-Book. Be sure you are a Subscriber, because this is a Member's Only event.





This year's program is the: Hint of the Divine, in which participants learn the archetypes found in human culture, and storytelling.

Bring depth to your writing.

Join our Creative Tribe

Learn. Grow. Master... with Undawnted.




Friday, June 9, 2023

Have You Ever Danced in The Rain?

Summer Time Seasonal Reads is proud to introduce, The Rain, to new readers. 

This Long Form Poem describes life in the desert southwest during monsoon season. As the Sonoran Desert braces for another season of torrential rains, blowing dust, and microbursts, humans and creatures alike do anything to find shelter.

"A long meditative poem
that soothes the soul."

"You can hear the rain as you read along."

The Rain is an epic poem that follows the friendship of a woman and a grasshopper, who lives in her yard. 

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Long Form Poetry

There are times when one page cannot express the creative thought with enough precision that a poet needs to explore the idea further. Poets are then obliged to write until the story is complete, while adhering to their rhyme-scheme. Long Form Poems like the Iliad have been a favorite for centuries, and here are Undawnted's versions to entice the mind and tickle the senses.
 
Find your favorite in Undawnted's Long Form poetry section.  

 

Monday, June 5, 2023

Summer Time Seasonal Reads for 2023

When summer rolls around, we are ready to sit by the pool with an iced tea.
A book is worth all the rays of the sun.
Summer is about finding time for yourself, to relax.
The days are longer. The nights are warm.
Summer is the fantasy season of our lives.

Out by the water, what to do? Read with your sunglasses on, of course!

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Here is Undawnted's Summer Time fiction story recommendations:

 
Novelettes
Saint in the Big Easy
What happens when you discover the only person who can save you is you?   

Saint in Communion
Communion is more than a destination: it's a Saint's only refuge. 

Saint in the Devil You Know 
When clergy and demons work for the same team, it's always the devil you know.  

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Short Stories 
The Story of Excalibur
Where did the sword come from? 

Lyrical Prose
The Jonah Collector -New Release Coming Soon! 
Don't be the weakest link.


...and the collection grows every year! 

Catch a fantastic ride this Summer Time with Undawnted. 

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A writer at heart, Undawnted's own creative spark, DL Mullan, began writing short stories and poetry before adolescence. Over the years, Ms. Mullan has showcased her literary talents by self-publishing several collections of her poetry. She also writes novels, designs apparel, and creates digital art. Ms. Mullan‘s creative writing is available in digital and print collections, from academia to commercial anthologies. As an independent publisher, she produces her own book cover designs as well as maintains her own websites. She is an award-winning digital artist and poet.

Currently, she has embarked on writing her multi-book Legacy Universe, Supernatural Superhero Series.

With her education and experience in writing, DL Mullan shares her knowledge via her newsletters. If you too want to become a Fearless Phile, then subscribe to one of her newsletters on Substack.

Her innovative style teaches writers how to reach their creative potential, and write more effectively.

Learn. Grow. Master… with Undawnted.

 

 

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Spring Dreams: Did You Hear the Call to Adventure?

With Spring Dreams Seasonal Reads program, Undawnted answered the call to action. 

From March 1st to May 31st, we began an adventure in our exclusive Legacy Universe. We read the adventures of Roben Hode, in Hode: The Legend Lives Again, a modern day Robin Hood. Next, we learned that you cannot cross the gods in The Story of Vigdis and Adalbrandir. Then, Fearless Files discovered other dimensions in The Reality Hackers

Undawnted's Creative Tribe honored the Hero's Journey. We became the characters. We were our own heroes. With both those themes in hand, we brought the stories to life! 

During it all, we delved deep into mystical magical, and mysterious poetry of Galactic Ride and Eclipse.

Our next seasonal reads will begin on June 1st. 

We cannot wait for our next adventure... can you? 

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This year's program is the: Hint of the Divine, in which participants learn the archetypes found in human culture, and storytelling.

Bring depth to your writing.

Join our Creative Tribe

Learn. Grow. Master... with Undawnted. 



Sunday, February 26, 2023

Breathe is Available on Grey Thoughts' The Writing Gallery

During their bi-month poetry prompts, Grey Thoughts chooses selections for The Writing Gallery.  

My collection of poems on their site so far is:

For the week of 2/11- 24/23, Breathe was listed as one of the poems for Last Breath.  

Breathe as well as Identity are poems from The Descent: a darker breed of poetry Chapbook. Shuffle the Devil will be released in Supernatural Archaeology. Better than I Know will be published in Impetus.

I hope you enjoy reading these preview pieces from my poetry chapbook collections.

Perhaps with a few more additions, membership will be granted, and I will have a dedicated area for my creative writing. 

I will keep my fingers crossed!

Have a great and wonderful day.



Friday, January 20, 2023

Hint of the Divine: Archetypes of Wolves and Werewolves

This year, Undawnted will be endeavoring into the in between spaces of mythological archetypes. 

A Novelist Idea Newsletter updates Undawnted's readership every month and quarter about our news, publications, events, parties, contests, movie nights, and seasonal reads program. 

What our newsletter adds is our commitment to advancing the realm of the imagination. For 2023, we are engaging with this modality by asking the question: how can we use archetypes to stimulate our creative juices and expand our inner innovation? 

Carl Jung believed that archetypes are our unconscious made manifest. Joseph Campbell believed that these archetypes transcend culture, as these ideas are the basic components of the human experience. This pattern in human evolution began with stories by the campfire, and morphed into oral histories, traditions, and myths that have shaped our existence today.

Myths help explain the unfathomable. Myths kept our ancestors safe from harm. Myths gave people a sense of congruity. 

This month A Novelist Idea Newsletter is discussing the wolf archetype, but more importantly we will delve into the in between spaces as well and play with the formulaic aspects of... 

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Don't miss out on a chance to invest in yourself.

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Have a great and howling good day!

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

A Novelist Idea Newsletter's Theme for 2023 is the Hint of the Divine

Did you miss last year's A Novelist Idea Newsletter debut? Then miss no more. Undawnted began a new cycle with the theme: Hint of the Divine. 

We are looking for archetypes in all the in between spaces. 

If you act now, and sign up for this free newsletter, you will begin on the ground floor of this exciting, intelligent, and creative experience. Not only will you be updated with the latest in Undawnted's news, DL Mullan's publications, and exclusive releases, parties, prizes, and book events, you will receive a thought-provoking, intuitive, and top shelf education in the imagination. 

Open your mind to a larger landscape. 

DL Mullan has been a creative leader in the writing community for two decades. Join A Novelist Idea Newsletter for the pure joy of community, and programs that expand the mind. Or, you could participate and earn a Certificate of Completion at year's end. 

Whatever road you choose, Undawnted will satisfy those inner creative cravings you long to satiate. 

A Novelist Idea Newsletter Sign Up

Have a great and wonderful day, 

Team Undawnted


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About Undawnted

Undawnted is the home of novelist, DL Mullan. Ms. Mullan has a varied and remarkable background, from her educational pursuits (Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology, also see About Undawnted), as well as learning from the best in novelization, science fiction, horror, fantasy, and scriptwriting (Communication PrĂ©cis). From her award-winning poetry and scifi fantasy digital artwork to teaching honor's curriculum with her college's coordinator (Professor Emeritus), participating in panel discussions at conventions, or directing her community poetry group, she has the innovative vision, creative passion, and hands-on experience that lends itself to success. 

Check out her growing Curriculum Vitae on her Undawnteum site (updated regularly) for details on her extensive formal and self-procured education, real world experience, and application in the arts. 

Become a true Fearless Phile and join DL Mullan on the creative journey that is: Undawnted.

Join our community today!

 
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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Undisclosed Release Party is Tonight!

From 6pm to 9pm (MST/PST) on June 25, 2022, A Novelist Idea Newsletter will be hosting a release party for the Long Form poem: Undisclosed. 

From the Undisclosed dedicated Undawnted page:

What is it about Ufology that grabs our attention? Are humans alone in the universe? Or, do we fantasize about the possibilities that other intelligent life roams our galaxy? 

This long form poem is the creative twist on government cover-ups, calls for disclosure, as well as testimony of many whistleblowers.

 "Truly an out of this world read." 

 "Disclosure that entertains and rhymes!"

Are you being deceived about UFOs?   
 

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Check out more of her poetic selections on Sonoran Dawn Poetry's Lulu page

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Legacy Universe's Excalibur Book Release & Party

Undawnted’s Legacy Universe is kicking off this summer with some mythology short fiction. The second release is: The Story of Excalibur.  

Read this four part tale that fills in the blanks of the legend as well as puts in some twists and turns of its own!

33% discount, $1.99 this day only! 
Buy your copy on Lulu today

(6/14/22)

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For more information about the mythology book for Undawnted's Legacy Universe, visit The Story of Excalibur's dedicated page


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Subscribers always get the goodie bag… as a thank you for your subscription. Oh, did I mention the prizes for winners of the scavenger hunt? 

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Monday, June 6, 2022

Legacy Universe's Vigdis & Adalbrandir Release Party

Undawnted’s Legacy Universe is kicking off this summer with some mythology short fiction. The first one is: The Story of Vigdis and Adalbrandir

Subscribe to A Novelist Idea and enjoy projects, but also release parties, scavenger hunts, and more. Subscribers always get the goodie bag… as a thank you for your subscription. Oh, did I mention the prizes for winners of the scavenger hunt? 

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