Greeting Cards, Every Picture Tells a Story... because the
Greeting and Christmas cards that are Shown in the City Castle online
store, are the illustrations for the Catherine's Castle Story. They
illustrate the story, evolve out of the story, and are inspired by it.
Read the chapters, and look at the cards- try to figure out which cards
evolve out of which chapter. Soon new chapters will be added to the
© Linda Pilkington
printed on the City Castles®, LLC web site by special permission of the
author. This story will appear as a serialization.
In the Future, The
Castle in the City (or Gwynie’s Story) will be available for purchase
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The story is most
appropriate for mature teens or young adults.
I have never felt that I could, or should, edit a story to free
it of every fearful occurrence. I
would rather show that my characters learn to be brave- and to face that
which frightens them. However,
children may be afraid of imagined characters and events- and in that
case, should not read – or have the story read to them.
The characters and events in both books are imagined ones.
Since they are imagined, there is no need to look for their
counterparts in real life.
If you find some
resemblance with “real life”- there are reasons for that- among
those reasons are (1.) your own good imagination (2.) though this work
is a fantasy- I am describing people.
People tend to share common behaviors, characteristics and
And now- rest,
read- and later- return and bring a friend, and join us in “ The Queen’s
Parlor.” We will be
looking for you at www.citycastles.com.
– Pass it on!
And now let us
put all cautions, and worries behind us because- once upon a time…