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Cate Masters
August 8th, 2011, 11:19 AM
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mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} </style> <![endif]--> My short fantasy, The Duende and the Muse, is now re-released on Amazon Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/Duende-Muse-ebook/dp/B00511094U/ref=sr_1_19?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305566846&sr=1-19) (http://www.amazon.com/Duende-Muse-ebook/dp/B00511094U/ref=sr_1_19?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305566846&sr=1-19) and on Smashwords (https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/59928) (https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/59928)

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I hope you’ll check out the book video, Casting Call, an excerpt, reviews and more on my blog. (http://catemasters.blogspot.com/2007/12/duende-and-muse-contemporary-short.html) (http://catemasters.blogspot.com/2007/12/duende-and-muse-contemporary-short.html)

This story received 5 tombstones from Bitten by Books! Other reviews have described the story as: “awe-inspiring,” “a great tale with a creative way of using words that makes the story refreshing to read. It sparkles and fizzes with energy” and “well written and the story holds the attention from beginning to end.”

Here’s the story blurb:
Melinda the Muse is frustrated with her student. He isn't writing much these days. At the annual MuseFest, held in a fantastically colorful cloud, she hopes to get new ideas to inspire him. When Devon the duende shows up, is he there to steal her student, or her heart?


Thanks so much to The Wild Rose Press, which first published this ebook!