Author Archives: Hannah Steenbock

About Hannah Steenbock

Hannah Steenbock is an author, dreamer, and coach. She has published several short stories in English and German, as well as one novel in German. In 2013 she started self-publishing her work. In 2014, she has won two awards for her short story "Sequoia".

“Dragon Clan” – Book 2 of the Cloud Lands Beginnings

About Writing Dragon Clan “Dragon Clan” took me by surprise, in a way. I was writing another story with dragons and characters that I love. And got bogged down. Then, a new dragon crept into my mind: Shermin. She flies … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 – Sneak-Peek from “Goblin Invasion”

So the other day, I sat down and wrote out the first chapter of my new book “Goblin Invasion”.  Meet my wizard in this sneak preview: Beginning of Chapter 1 of “Goblin Invasion” Orren stretched, arching his back and gave … Continue reading

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Coming Home for Christmas – a Heartwarming Flash Fiction Tale

“Coming Home for Christmas” is a little flash fiction piece I wrote for today’s blog event on Turning the Pages Books. They provided this picture as a photo prompt. Alas, I do not know who to credit for it. At … Continue reading

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Help me name my characters!

The other night, I woke up and couldn’t go back to sleep. Because I was thinking about my books. And how it’s so hard to get them noticed. Which made me think about writing a fairly mainstream epic fantasy story. … Continue reading

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The Watchbeasts on the Ceiling – An Intriguing Riddle for You

Let me tell you a little story – and a riddle – about watchbeasts on the ceiling. Yes, that did happen to me. The Watchbeasts on the Ceiling I have watchbeasts on my ceiling. Everyone here does. They guard our … Continue reading

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Bravery Comes in All Shapes – Flash Fiction

Starting the Flash of Magic posts today – I plan to write a tiny little flash fiction story every week, following writing prompts. And since I love fantasy, those tales might have a bit of magic in them. Today’s flash … Continue reading

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The Egg

You see, here’s this egg. It’s a strange one. It’s not like a bird egg. It’s all craggy and wrinkly and rough. I’ve seen and handled enough bird eggs to know this is not one. And yet, it’s an egg. … Continue reading

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Spring Thougts – a Poem

Mid-April. When nature renews itself. When it steps out of winter, when it returns to growth. When it is alive again. Green. Hopeful. Spring.   Two days ago, Notre Dame burned. Tears. Shock. Grief. And. Relief. It’s not as bad … Continue reading

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Some Fall Thoughts

Today, I’m sharing some cranes with you. I just took their picture as they were circling above my home town. They are moving south, preparing for winter. In fact, I think they are a little late. I tend to prepare … Continue reading

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Changing Things Around

So you may have noticed something about this site – it no longer opens on the blog. I did that on purpose. Yes, indeed. Because, my friends, I’m getting serious about my newsletter. And I want visitors to know that … Continue reading

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