The Star Wars publishing event of the year has arrived! Timothy Zahn returns with an all new tale about the fan-favorite character he created, Grand Admiral Thrawn. (Hasbro made a fantastic 6-inch figure of Thrawn last year, by the way.) THRAWN ALLIANCES is currently 30% off at Barnes & Noble, and if you have a … Continue reading “THRAWN ALLIANCES” Out Today!
Welcome back! Toydust here. Where can we find inspiration? Please consider the following: A fragile dewdrop clings to a rose petal with persistence. The curiosity of a baby water buffalo as it snorts a dung beetle. The triumph of a cloud that has rained for the first time. The yearning eyes of a platypus who … Continue reading “Back to Nature” (A Toydust Adventure)
Rise and shine, sleepy-heads - it's a brand new day! Woooooooo! Woooooooooo! Toydust here. As you know, this is a blog about books, toys, and writing. However, I thought it might be nice to expand a little. What if there were exclusive news stories posted here? News not yet reported by anyone else. But does … Continue reading Introducing News-Finder Bob
Good morning my toy-dustian friends! Guess what I think? Okay. Let's pretend you're writing a Toydust fan-fiction story. Because let's be honest. Who wouldn't want to write a fan-fic about me? (insert sarcasm) And let's further pretend you had written something like: "Toydust walked excitedly out of Dallas Vintage Toys, thrilled with his purchase." Is … Continue reading What Are Strong Verbs?
Hello, my toy-dusty friends! Today's topic is the classic story of King Smurf. King Smurf commands our attention because it's the highest selling book of all time. (If you don't count books that sold more than King Smurf.) Papa Smurf leaves the village for a lengthy amount of time to find an ingredient for a … Continue reading King Smurf
Hello readers! Would you like to learn about the secret origin of Toydust? (That's me.) No? Well, I'm posting it anyway. Just in case you change your mind. And there you have it. My story. DON'T MISS THE NEXT EXCITING POST FROM TOYDUST! THE TOPIC WILL BE A BOOK THAT IS QUITE AMAZING. WHAT … Continue reading Toydust: the Origin!
Good morning, my toy-dusty friends! Toydust here. Have you seen the new Harry Potter plush dolls that you can buy at Barnes & Noble? I picked up a set but am having trouble with the Voldemort one. It started off innocently enough, I suppose. I woke one morning and saw he had put on some … Continue reading Harry Potter Plush Dolls