Finally the long-promised video is up! Happy (belated) Talk Like A Pirate Day, guys! Swashbookler Cap’n Tess Marlowe and her pirate crew have a showdown with one of their fiercest enemies! WATCH IT IN HD! It’s better! I DO NOT OWN Pirates of the Caribbean or “The Black Pearl” remix. They belong to their respective owners and its use in this video is not for commercial gain on my part at their expense.
Another new little posting series: The Write Stuff, *groan* where I post interesting, quick morsels of info involving the grooming of the next generation of writers, anything from awesome teachers or inspiring stories, to non-profits, to anything else I think counts. What do you get when you cross learning to write with an abiding love for all things piratey? Why, 826 Valencia, of course! As one of the locations of the 826 National centers, they tutor kids in writing. Here’s a bit about 826 Valencia in their own words. From their website: Founded in 2002 by author Dave Eggers and educator Nínive Calegari, 826 Valencia is dedicated to supporting students ages…