I'm Olga Godim. My novels and short stories are about magic, swords, and the wonderful folks of my imagination. Welcome to my site.
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It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You probably all know what a MacGuffin is. In case some of you don’t, this is a quick intro into one … Continue reading
Another story about Monette, a magic worker of modest powers, in Vancouver, Canada, in the 21st century. Monette is a paper mage. You can read about her previous adventures here: Feb 2020 challenge – Café Terrace April 2020 challenge – … Continue reading
It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometimes, people assume that what is traditional for one cultural group is traditional for humanity. Or should be. It is a … Continue reading
I designed this card for all the mothers among my online friends. And if you don’t have children of your own, you definitely know someone who does. The cartoon of the charming young mother is by Fanette on Pixabay.
It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A couple weeks ago, TOR publisher offered its readers/subscribers a delightful treat – 4 free Martha Wells’ sci-fi novellas about Murderbot. … Continue reading
I just learned about the horrific fire at the Porterville Public Library in California on Feb 18, 2020. All the books were lost. Two local firefighters, Raymond Figueroa, 35, and Patrick Jones, 25, lost their lives making sure no innocents … Continue reading
This is another story about Monette, a paper mage, in Vancouver, Canada, in the 21st century. Monette’s adventures started with the Feb 2020 challenge and continues in this story, inspired by the WEP April 2020 challenge. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Monette gazed with … Continue reading
It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Recently I read a novel by one of my favorite fantasy writers. I’ve already read several of her books and loved … Continue reading
I’m in mourning. Due to this horrible virus, the Vancouver Public Library closed all its branches for unspecified time. I know I should be concerned about sick people around the world, the ones at risk, the ones dying, about my … Continue reading