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Snippet Thursday – Saoirse’s Folly

#SnippetThursday #SaoirsesFolly Gripping the vial tight in her fist, she walked back out to the kitchen. Seamus had started the kettle for tea, almost as if this were a normal visit. Saoirse placed the vial on the table, mended after her

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Review on Age of Saints from Historical Novel Society

Have a look at the lovely new review from Anna Bennett at the Historical Novel Society! Sixth-century Ireland springs to life in Christy Nicholas’ Age of Saints, a tapestry of historical detail woven with Irish fairy tales and folklore. Conall is

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Reviews – where do authors get them?

Reviews for your book By Christy Nicholas   So, you’ve written your first draft. You’ve bled, sweated, and cried to get it professionally edited, published it (either with a publisher or on your own), and now it’s out there like

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Contest! Win Amazon Gift Cards and more!

I’m part of a great giveaway! Enter and sign up to follow a bunch of authors on BookBub, and be entered to win Amazon Gift Cards! CLICK HERE!  

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Time Tourist Outfitters in InD’Tale Magazine’s Crowned Elite Reviews

Time Tourist Outfitters is featured in InD’Tale Magazine’s Crowned Elite Reviews this month!     (Available in BOTH print and ebook, with audiobook coming soon!) Amazon Amazon.UK Smashwords Kobo Nook/Barnes & Noble Applebooks Audiobook coming soon! Wilda had retired from

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Science Fiction Giveaway!

Win up to 14+ Science Fiction eBooks + Bonus Paperbacks! (2) Grand Prize “Gift Baskets” of ALL eBooks! (14+) Winners of Individual eBooks (randomly selected titles)  

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Past Storm and Fire is a Discovered Diamond!

The lovely folks at Discovering Diamonds have posted a review of Past Storm and Fire.  Here’s an excerpt. Please visit their site for the entire review!   How often do we find that it takes a crisis or a disaster

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Posted in History, Writing

Dialogue vs. Narrative vs. Action in Writing Novels

  Dialogue vs. Narrative vs. Action   Definitions: Dialogue: The words exchanged by characters in a conversation. Narrative: a report of related events presented to readers. Action: a description of the physical occurrences in a story.   A well-balanced story

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Past Storm and Fire is on audiobook!

  Past Storm and Fire is now available as an audiobook! Audible Audiobooks.com Scribd GooglePlay Kobo Nook Chirpbooks To find it in your library, request it through Overdrive: Overdrive

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InD’Tale Magazine gives Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. 4.5 stars!

Check out InD’Tale’s October 2019 edition here! Get your copy of Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. today – only 99 cents this week! Retired First Nations Temporal Agent Wilda Firestone just wants to run her Toronto shop: garb Time Tourists and

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Posted in History, Travel, Writing

Win a Kindle Reader! Free Books!

Win A Kindle Reader! And Gain Access to Tons of Free Books!!  

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DragonCon 2019 Sunday Night Doctor Who Party

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DragonCon 2019 Sunday morning

A bit of a relaxed day in the art show. I taught my beading workshop.

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DragonCon 2019 Saturday

A whirlwind of a day!!  

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DragonCon 2019 Friday Night

Tonight was a party with fellow #DresdenFiles fans. Low key and great conversations. I also got a selfie with #AdamSavage from #Mythbusyers! Then I wandered a bit.  

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DragonCon 2019 Friday afternoon

Most of this day was spent in the art show. I DID get a photo with #CatherineTate and #DavidTennant and they were both delightful!!! #DoctorWho #MeepingAngel #RBG #Ozma #Oz #BobRoss #Moana  

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DragonCon 2019 Friday morning

I had breakfast at the Corner Bakery, walked by (and waved, said I’m a fan) at #PaulBlackthorne standing outside the Hyatt). Then to a writing workshop, then tweaked my art show setup. Lunch and now to photo opp with #DavidTennant

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DragonCon 2019 Thursday afternoon and night

Today we met old friends, got our registrations, set up for my art show booth. This evening was a delicious dinner with lots of friends at a steak restaurant. Then a bit of the McElroys panel and some people watching

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DragonCon 2019 Thursday morning

No pics for me this morning yet. Instead, a rant. I’ve been attending DragonCon since 2003. Almost every year, we have had car issues of some sort. Flat tires, engine troubles, something. This year decided it needed to be part

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DragonCon 2019 Wednesday

Today is 9 hours driving, car issues, and great food. And Trexes.    

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