Monthly Archives: January 2017

Cover contest!

The Enchanted Swans, the gorgeous cover designed by Cora Graphics, is in February’s contest at Books & Benches. Voting opens 2/1/17 and goes through 2/28/17. Each person can only vote once, so please go check it out!     *****

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Posted in Art, Writing

WHO WANTS SOMETHING FREE?

Everyone likes free!   In honor of my new book, The Enchanted Swans, I’m going to be sending out a titillating excerpt from the book. Not the front, where other excerpts have come from, but from the juicy middle!  

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Posted in Writing

Letters From Annie (Douglass) Lima: Realm Explorers Part XCVI: Visit Pre-Celtic Ireland with Christy Nicholas

A blog about books, life in Taiwan, writing, teaching, and anything else I feel like posting about. Source: Letters From Annie (Douglass) Lima: Realm Explorers Part XCVI: Visit Pre-Celtic Ireland with Christy Nicholas

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Posted in History, pagan, Writing

What did peasants eat? | A Writer’s Perspective

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about table manners in the fourteenth century. Participants at a feast were expected to behave in a certain way, but such good manners were not expected lower down the… Source: What did peasants

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Posted in History, Writing

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms | Ancient Origins

There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Source: Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms | Ancient Origins

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Posted in History, pagan

Corning Inc. accountant writes historical novels

An article about me in The Leader today!   The Leader StaffCORNING – Christy Nicholas loves her career as an accountant with Corning Incorporated, but she’s found a new passion for words in recent years and has become a published

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Posted in Writing

Who wears the pants? |

I went on a search to find out when fall fastenings on men’s trousers gave way to fly fastenings and fell down a lovely research rabbit hole. How did it come about that men wore trousers and … Source: Who

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Posted in History

Interview with Joanne Sexton, author of Fly Girl

      When Elle meets Alex in a nightclub, it’s love at first sight for both of them. He’s just finished his naval aviation training to fly combat and cargo planes, and is due to go onto the aircraft

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The Enchanted Swans – on pre-order now!

WOOHOO!  It’s live!   Want to see the magical cover? Here it is!   The Enchanted Swans, my next novel, is now available for pre-order on Amazon! For other formats, check out my Tirgearr page   In pre-Celtic Ireland, Fionnuala

Posted in Travel

The Enchanted Swans – Cover Reveal coming soon!

Soon, very soon. Perhaps Friday? We shall see… I’m so excited about the new cover coming for my novel, The Enchanted Swans! It’s gorgeous! I can’t wait to share it…   The Enchanted Swans is a novelization of the ancient

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Posted in History, pagan, Writing
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