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The History Girls: IF IT’S CHRISTMAS IT MUST BE CHINON… the festive season itinerary for Henry II

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What Did The Vikings Eat

Originally posted on RecipeReminiscing:
We know little of the recipes from the Viking era, but knows a lot about the ingredients the Vikings had at their disposal through archaeological excavations. It is among others found “remnants” of food in pans…

Posted in Travel

Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY! Enter here to win BOTH a $15 Amazon Gift card and a free copy of my ebook, Legacy of Hunger, book #1 in The Druid’s Brooch Series. You have to follow several Twitter accounts and visit some FB pages

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Award voting for Legacy of Luck!

Legacy of Luck is up for Rings of Honor Award! Please go check the listing and vote for your favorite! The voting will take place from today the 7th of December 2017 to 31st of December 2017. *****   I

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Thunderclap Campaign for Misfortune of Vision

Hey, everyone! I’ve set up a Thunderclap for my release of Misfortune of Vision! PLEASE – go and pledge your support. It costs NOTHING! You can share with Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, or all three! I need 100 supporters for it

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Christmas Giveaways and news!

The Enchanted Swans is Cover of the Month at Discovering Diamonds! ***** 22 Dec – 8 Jan 2018 Tirgearr’s annual Winter Sale! More info coming soon! ***** Christmas Spree Giveaway! The Christmas Spree Giveaway Runs 12/01/17 – 12/15/17 Prize: $180

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!

12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! Facebook Event for Giveaways Goodreads Event for Giveaways 12/01/17 Ann Livi Andrews – The Two Lands: Return eBook 12/02/17 Heather Weidner – $25 Amazon Gift Card 12/03/17 Christy Nicholas – Better to Have Loved eBook

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Why Are There Carvings of Women Flashing Their Genitals on Churches Across Europe? | Ancient Origins

The last place one would expect to see an image of a woman flashing her genitals is a church wall, but across Europe, most notably Ireland and Britain, there are dozens of them. Most are old women demonstrating rather exaggerated

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Posted in History, pagan, Travel

“Cunning Folk”: Witchcraft, Healing and Superstition | Pen and Pension

“Cunning Folk”: Witchcraft, Healing and SuperstitionPosted on November 29, 2017 by William Savage“Wise Woman”(CC) MidnightblueowlIt’s easy to forget that “Cunning Folk” had been a normal part of society from the Middle Ages and continued right through until the start of the

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Unleash your inner Viking!

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2017/11/27/icelandic-portrait-studio-unleash-inner-viking/   At Gudmann Thor’s workplace in Reykjavik, clients rage towards him with a massive Viking sword. Every day.

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Jolabokaflod: Meet Your Favorite New Holiday Tradition 

Embrace Iceland’s “Yule Book Flood” this season and give your loved ones books to read on Christmas Eve. It’s a tradition worth passing along.   http://www.readitforward.com/essay/article/jolabokaflod-meet-favorite-new-holiday-tradition/

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NaNoWriMo 2017 WON!

And that’s a wrap! . This was the first time I’d ever tried NaNoWriMo, and I just crossed the 50,000 word mark for November. Of course, 27,000 words were finishing up Misfortune of Time (because my muse can’t read a

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2018 Calendars are ready!

I’ve prepared FIVE different calendars for Ireland for 2018. Available for purchase HERE! Religious Ireland 2018 Calendar Irish Coasts 2018 Calendar Essential Ireland 2018 Calendar Neolithic Ireland 2018 Calendar Ireland Buildings 2018 Calendar REVISED! I’ve added more calendars! Iceland 2018

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Posted in Art, Photography, Travel

Editorial review for Legacy of Truth

A great new editorial review from San Francisco Review of Books!   “Richly detailed and well written, Legacy of Truth is a treat for fans of historical fiction.” “If they made history in school this interesting, everyone would pass with flying colors!”

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XVII – Artist Package, ARCs and Review Requests, Oh, my!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. .   Once the editing, formatting, and cover art is done, the publisher will

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Misfortune of Vision is on pre-order!

Misfortune of Vision book #4 in The Druid’s Brooch Series is on pre-order! While this is book 4 in the series, each novel works as a stand-alone. This is the first book in the middle trilogy, set in 12th century

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#FactCheck: It’s on the internet, so it must be true. Right?

Originally posted on The Tepe Telegrams:
Recently we got a couple of notes and comments regarding a number of finds supposedly attributed to the early Neolithic site of Göbekli Tepe. Finds we surprisingly never addressed or mentioned or published anyway.…

Posted in Travel

Genesis of a Novel – Part XVI – Last Round of Edits and Cover Art

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . Now that the first round of edits were submitted and read through, I

Posted in Travel

Call of the Morrigú is a Discovered Diamond!

A lovely new 5-star review of Call of the Morrigú by Kristen McQuinn at Discovering Diamonds  … This was, simply put, a remarkably fun read. Author Christy Nicholas weaves in mythology and history smoothly throughout the narrative. Readers are given glimpses

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