I invited my readers to imagine stories of untold beginnings of the characters from my books — here are some of my favorites!
T. A. BARRON’S BLOG
Magical Background Images for your Video Calls
Here are a few custom backgrounds for fans of my books to help give your video calls a new look!
Merlin’s Guide to Living Your Best Life
Now, more than ever, there is a desperate need to be kind, seek positivity, focus on personal growth, and appreciation of our fellow humans.
Tree Girl Activity Sheets
Download free activity sheets you can pair with a read-along of the book from author T. A. Barron.
10 Great Stories to Read Right Now
With so many of us now finding ourselves unexpectedly at home with a bit of time to tackle some of our ‘bucket-list’ books, the connections we find in our favorite stories can be more important than ever. As March is National Reading Month, and knowing that my fans on social media are lifelong book lovers, I asked my Facebook community to share some of their favorite must-read classic stories.
Merlin’s Seven Magical Words: Courage
Merlin has been a part of my life for more than 20 years. Though he may be but a mythical being to some, and a great character in an epic story for many more, after 12 books devoted to his life and the telling of his story, he is truly much more than that for me. He has grown into a friend, an intimate, and a significant and meaningful part of my life that I have come to relate to on a near-daily basis.
Merlin’s Seven Magical Words: Belief
Belief, one of Merlin’s seven most magical words in the universe, can give us comfort in times of chaos, strength in moments of weakness, And direction when we feel lost. Our beliefs — whether they’re a belief in our own abilities, a belief in the nature of the world and the universe, or a belief in a higher power — guide us on our journey through life and allow us to find meaning and purpose in uncertain situations, and discover clarity among the muddled waters of our daily lives.
Merlin’s Seven Magical Words: Wonder
There is intentionality in Wonder, though it is not something you seek. It calls you to question, to explore, to investigate. To wonder is to open the doorway to imagination.
Celebrating American Sign Language Day
Peter Cook uses his ASL skills to bring the words of Kate and her adventures to life. His artistry truly adds a new dimension to the story.
My Favorite Villain
Villains are hugely important in a compelling story. Too often they’re painted in quick brush strokes, making shallow, uninteresting characters.