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Do you believe in dragons? Michael and Brida don't, but that's about all they have in common. After all, he is coming to take the city she has sworn to protect. But a chance meeting leads to a secret friendship---one that will test Brida's resolve and Michael's loyalties. Welcome to a world where art has power, where a friend can be a deadly enemy, and where imaginary dragons are oddly important. There will be magic and monsters, fighting and romance, mystery and geometry, currant buns and pigeons. New episodes posted weekly.

Do you believe in dragons? Michael and Brida don't, but that's about all they have in common. After all, he is coming to take the city she has sworn to protect. But a chance meeting leads to a secret friendship---one that will test Brida's resolve and Michael's loyalties. Welcome to a world where art has power, where a friend can be a deadly enemy, and where imaginary dragons are oddly important. There will be magic and monsters, fighting and romance, mystery and geometry, currant buns and pigeons. New episodes posted weekly.

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Do you believe in dragons? Michael and Brida don't, but that's about all they have in common. After all, he is coming to take the city she has sworn to protect. But a chance meeting leads to a secret friendship---one that will test Brida's resolve and Michael's loyalties. Welcome to a world where art has power, where a friend can be a deadly enemy, and where imaginary dragons are oddly important. There will be magic and monsters, fighting and romance, mystery and geometry, currant buns and pigeons. New episodes posted weekly.

Language:

English


Episodes

Q&A and Farewell

2/22/2021
In this episode, Taryn answers some listener questions and talks about the future of The Dragon's Mark. If you want to receive updates on The Dragon's Mark and hear about other writing projects, sign up for her monthly newsletter. You can find Taryn on Instagram @tarynrose.writes. Follow her for weekly flash fiction, author interviews, and updates on her upcoming novel. Thank you all for listening and supporting! May the Artist be with you. Support the show...

Duration:00:07:21

Ep 13 - Of Great Changes and A Bunch of Pigeons

1/25/2021
Our final episode! Last week, the battle for Friestadt commenced, and the Frieslanders fought bravely against the Dragon's army. When the First Hexes manifested as a real dragon, only Warden Petla's sacrifice prevented it from entering the city. Brida volunteered to sacrifice herself--to destroy the dragon, with the willpower of Frieslanders within her. Thank you for going on this adventure with us! Come say goodbye on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter@TarynRoseWriter, and at...

Duration:00:34:24

Ep 12 - Of New Cloaks and Great Sacrifices

1/18/2021
Last week, Brida visited Maren in the infirmary, then sent Michael one last message. She stumbled upon the person guilty of making the dragon marks, and was lucky to get away unharmed, though her new cloak was destroyed. Meanwhile, Michael left Heiden with the Dragon's army, but not before he destroyed the mark on Albrecht's cornerstone. Featured blog: Stories of Yearning See you next week for our final installment, Episode 13! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes,...

Duration:00:44:02

Ep 11 - Of Old Cloaks and Changing Hearts

1/11/2021
Last week, Michael and Brida exchanged more messages by pigeon post. In Heiden, Michael readied the Dragon's army for the assault on Friestadt and the arrival of the First Hexes. A pigeon's flight away, Brida and the warden's guild continued their own preparations. Brida still had not found the person responsible for the dragon marks around the city. See you next week for Episode 12! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter@TarynRoseWriter, and at...

Duration:00:32:02

Ep 10 - Of Further Correspondences and Tangled Hearts

1/4/2021
Last week, Michael brought Maren to the infirmary in Friestadt and spent the afternoon with Brida. Brida, not knowing she'd befriended the enemy, promised to write to him, and the hex returned to Heiden with new reservations about conquering the city. See you next week for Episode 11! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter@TarynRoseWriter, and at thedragonsmark.com. Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/thedragonsmark)

Duration:00:35:25

Ep 09 - Of Richly Deserved Blows and Secret Correspondences

12/28/2020
Last week, Brida and Ilse quarreled about Ilse's behavior at Winterturn, then made up. Brida got more clues about the person making dragon marks around Friestadt. Michael and Yacob, on the way to the infirmary with Maren, happened upon Friedrich and Brida laying out troop formations outside the city. Featured publisher: Bandersnatch Books See you next week for Episode 10! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter@TarynRoseWriter, and at thedragonsmark.com. Support...

Duration:00:46:17

Ep 08 - Of Forbidden Errands and Undeserved Blows

12/21/2020
Last week, Michael killed the monstrous deserter, but not before the wolf-man wounded Maren and transformed completely into a wolf. A pigeon's flight away in Friestadt, Brida received more hints about the person making dragons marks around the city. She angrily watched Ilse and Friedrich dance at Winterturn, furious that her friends would jeopardize their positions in the guild. See you next week for Episode 9! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes,...

Duration:00:32:16

Ep 07 - Of Monstrous Inconveniences and Forbidden Flirtation

12/14/2020
Last week, Brida began chiseling protective wards around the walls, and Ilse took two unnecessary lessons in swordplay from Stefan and Friedrich. A pigeon's flight away in Heiden, Michael received news that a deserter from the Dragon's army has been attacking countryfolk, still in its monstrous form. See you next week for Episode 8! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter@TarynRoseWriter, and at thedragonsmark.com. Support the show...

Duration:00:31:57

Ep 06 - Of Stale Buns and Inconvenient Monsters

12/7/2020
Last week, Brida tried to alert the wardens of the dragon marks but was forced to resort to asking for help from her old vandal friends. The lehrlings of the wardens' guild received their assignments in readying Friestadt for war. A pigeon's flight away in Heiden, Michael lorded his new power over the elite of Heiden. See you next week for Episode 7! Featured book: Stars are Shining by KP Johnson, available on Amazon Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes,...

Duration:00:39:33

Ep 05 - Of Inferior Beer and Currant Buns

11/30/2020
Last week, Brida discovered two mysterious dragon marks in the city. A pigeon's flight away in Heiden, a woodcutter's wife brought Michael out of a faint, and the hex shared a meal and an alarming exchange with the low-born couple. See you next week for Episode 6! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter@TarynRoseWriter, and at thedragonsmark.com. Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/thedragonsmark)

Duration:00:40:05

Ep 04 - Of Dragon Marks and Exceptional Beer

11/23/2020
Last week, we left Michael soaking and exhausted at the door of a woodsman's cottage. Meanwhile, Brida avoided someone at the bakery and observed Rest day with Ilse at the temple. See you next week for Episode 5! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter@TarynRoseWriter, and at thedragonsmark.com. Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/thedragonsmark)

Duration:00:42:21

Ep 03 - Of Sopping Hexes and Sinister Marks

11/16/2020
Last week, Brida and her friends brought Heiden's warden to the Guildmaster and heard his recounting of Heiden's surrender. Brida returned to lodgings and broke the news to Ilse. Meanwhile in Heidenburg, Michael took up residence in Master Albrecht's home and penned a letter to the First Hexes. See you next week for Episode 4! Featured book: The Firebrand Legacy by Theresa Kiser, available on Amazon Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter @TarynRoseWriter, and at...

Duration:00:39:40

Ep 02 - Of Sopping Strangers and Mangy Ponies

11/9/2020
Last week, we left Brida, Stefan, and Friedrich on the docks of Friestadt fishing for news of the Dragon's army. A pigeon's flight away, Michael, hex and emissary of the dragon, was confronting the Master of Heiden at the gates of Heidenburg. See you next week for Episode 3! Featured website: Realm of Books, insightful reviews for the discerning young reader. Visit the website or the Facebook page for inspiration. Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter...

Duration:00:38:59

Ep 01 - A Tale of Two Cities and a Bunch of Pigeons

11/2/2020
Our story begins! Welcome to the Rhenish League, where art has power, where a friend can become a deadly enemy, and where pigeons are oddly important. We promise magic and mystery, imaginary dragons and very real monsters, swords and heartbreak, geometry and currant buns. See you next week for Episode 2! Come visit us on Facebook, Instagram @tarynrose.writes, Twitter @TarynRoseWriter, and at thedragonsmark.com. Featured author: Emma Fox. Her book, The Arrow and the Crown, is available on...

Duration:00:34:37

Trailer

10/19/2020
Do you believe in dragons? This is the trailer for The Dragon's Mark podcast, a serialized fantasy novel written by Taryn Frazier and narrated by Jordan Cooper. Join us for magic and mystery, imaginary dragons and very real monsters, an unlikely heroine and a reluctant villain. The story begins Monday, November 2. Visit us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at thedragonsmark.com. Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/thedragonsmark)

Duration:00:01:51