Monthly Archives: August 2016

Genesis of a Novel – Part VI – Characters Going Awry

I started pre-writing Misfortune of Vision on July 23, 2016. On August 23, I started actually writing the first scene. Now, a week later, I’m 14,000 words in and going strong! I usually try to give myself a minimum of 2,000

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Mystical Lough Gur

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Fairies, Fantasy and Fairytales 😊😊 — The Paths of the Spirit

I know most of you already know about my Fairy Blog, but I have received a few more followers lately, so I thought I’d just remind everyone. 😊😊 Yes, I have Fairy Blog! 😄. Here you will find many of

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Legacy of Truth Blog Review Tour

Originally posted on Liz Gavins Blog:
Remember to follow the other stops on the tour for a better chance at winning the Giveaway. Find the schedule here.  EXCERPT Westport was a fascinating place. She had seen the stately Westport House as…

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Blog Tour: Legacy of Truth by Christy Nicholas + Giveaway

Originally posted on Book Whizz:
 Legacy of Truth by Christy Nicholas Published by Tirgearr Publishing on July 6, 2016 Genres: Historical Fiction Pages: ebook – 358 Source: Goddess Fish Promotions Legacy of Truth will be $0.99 during the tour. BUY IT:    Blurb: Gifted with…

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Bede’s World reborn

The Venerable Bede was an English monk who spent almost his whole life at the dual monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. He wrote about the evolution of early Eng
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Genesis of a Novel – Opening Lines – Part V

You only have one chance to make a great first impression. That is true of novels as well as meeting people. . Fascinating that ‘opening lines’ isn’t until Part V, isn’t it? . But yes, in my process, there is a lot

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Author Reading in Corning, NY

When: September 15, 2016  5:30pm-7:30pm What: Author readings Where: ARTS Council at 79 West Market Street, Corning, NY Who: Christy Nicholas, local author and Fred Lawrenson, local author Why: Drinks and snacks provided! Seriously, though – to promote my new release. Legacy of

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My Locations at the DragonCon Art Show

Labor Day Weekend is Nerdigras in Atlanta, Georgia! 80,000+ geeks and sundry nerds descend upon 5 downtown Atlanta hotels and have a geekfest. I will, as always, have my beaded jewelry and photoprints at the Dragoncon Art Show, located in the Hyatt, two

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Posted in Art, Jewelry, Photography

Genesis of a Novel – The Scene List – Part IV

I did the next step on Misfortune of Vision (Book 4 of The Druid’s Brooch Series).   I wrote up my scene list with point of view, timeline and places. First were the scenes, then I placed them via a map.

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