Mavguard Magazine Edition III
Mavguard’s third edition was released on April 5, 2016, and featured short stories, poetry, and art by Abraham Assed, Tammy Boehm, Shari Cross, Rani Divine, Abigayle Elizabeth, Priscilla George, Katherine Guerra, Julie Haider, Kaysie, Emily Marie, MJ Neal, Aimee C. Schafer, Star Starling, Jack V., & Casey Randall Williams.
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Featured Short Story: “The Craftsman”
When Aimée Schafer was in fifth grade, she developed the unsociable habit of scribbling bits of stories on any handy piece of paper, which led to an obsession with notebooks and purses that fit said notebooks. Many of those notes turned out to be literal rubbish, but practice, as they say, makes perfect—or begins the process, in any case. Aimée admires the works of C.S. Lewis, Brandon Sanderson, Jasper Fforde and Terry Pratchett among many others. Aside from struggling with characters that have tangled the plot lines in her head, she has the privilege of being a sister, aunt, nurse and world-traveler. Aimée currently lives in Southern Arizona, where the sky is nearly always blue and the ground is not. You can view more of her scribblings online at ladyamadeus.blogspot.com.
Featured Art: “Essence of Nature”
Priscilla George is a watercolor artist of animals and nature’s treasures. She was born in Danbury Connecticut but lived most of her life in Hampton, New Hampshire. She currently resides in Sykesville, Maryland with her husband, daughter, and two shiba inu dogs. Priscilla attended Main College of Art and Art Institute of Dallas. She took every art course she could find in school along with several courses outside of school. The creations of the world around are Priscilla's primary inspiration for her paintings. Wild Animals common and uncommon, leaves, flowers, landscapes, all the beauty of nature she paints with a bright color palette and energetic feel. She captures the essence of earth’s creations to provide herself and others a deeper connection with nature.