Age of Saints has begun…

Really, this time! . Age of Saints will be book # 7 in The Druid’s Brooch series, and the first of the final trilogy, set in the 5th and 6th centuries of Ireland’s history. . I’ve written the first 10,000

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Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale 2018!

My publisher, Tirgearr Publishing, is participating in the Smashwords Summer/Winter sale 2018!   All applicable books are 50% off. Readers can grab your books from your books’ pages on our site…links direct. Or they can search for you on Smashwords.

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First Place, Jewelry at Allentown Arts Festival

I had the honor of being awarded First Place for Jewelry at the Allentown Arts Festival in Buffalo, New York this year. Woohoo!  

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You Can Learn to Speak Irish Gaeilge! – Lora O’Brien

Source: You Can Learn to Speak Irish Gaeilge! – Lora O’Brien

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Happy Solstice!

Summer is here, hot and sultry!   I have had a love-hate relationship with summer. Having grown up in South Florida, summer meant blistering heat, horrible humidity, and lovely complications such as heat rash. There’s your delightful visual for the

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America the Ugly

I rarely get overtly political, but I cannot remain silent in this issue.   The “zero tolerance” policy recently enacted (May 2018) and enforced by the current administration is unconscionable, cruel, and inhumane.   American was born upon the principle

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Please nominate Call of the Morrigú for the Dragoncon Awards!

Hey, folks!   I’m trying to get on the Dragoncon Award Ballots!   Eligible books are published between 7/1/17 and 6/30/18.   I’d love if folks could sign on and register (does take email address and verification), nominating Call of

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The Enchanted Swans is a 2018 RONE Cover Award Nominee!

Come see the amazing covers in InD’Tale Magazine’s 2018 RONE Cover Awards!   The amazing cover for The Enchanted Swans, designed by Cora is on the list!     Check out The Enchanted Swans HERE!

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Nancy’s Novels : #Aye. Ken it wis like this…with Christy Nicholas

A blog about Nancy Jardine’s writing. Source: Nancy’s Novels : #Aye. Ken it wis like this…with Christy Nicholas

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This map video shows every European ruler since 400 BC – Matador Network

Long live the king? Source: This map video shows every European ruler since 400 BC – Matador Network

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Calling to the Hollow Hills: Irish Gods – Names and Attributes – Discover Druidry

Crafts Culture Discussion Environmentalism God and Goddess Guest Bloggers History Lifestyle Plant Healing Politics Psychology and Well-being Ritual Seasonal Celebrations Spirituality Symbolism Tools Source: Calling to the Hollow Hills: Irish Gods – Names and Attributes – Discover Druidry

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Berserks, Revenants, and Ghost Seals – Surviving a Saga Christmas | The Postgrad Chronicles

A great article on BERSERKS, REVENANTS, AND GHOST SEALS – SURVIVING A SAGA CHRISTMAS Source: Berserks, Revenants, and Ghost Seals – Surviving a Saga Christmas | The Postgrad Chronicles

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My Guide to Happiness

My guide to happiness: – Find a hobby that makes you smile. This will nourish your soul through difficult times. – Explore the world, whether via books, travel, or whatever. Learn about other people and try to understand their world.

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Ask the Author~!

Here is your chance to ask me about my books, my writing, my characters, my ideas, whatever you’d like to know.   Ask away! I’ll do my best to answer!

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And so it begins…

That’s a DING! Time to start a new novel!   The next item up for bat is book #7 in The Druid’s Brooch Series.  Working titles of this third and final trilogy of the series are: Age of Saints Age

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Misfortune of Time is on pre-order!

Book #6 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is on pre-order for just 99 cents! (works as a stand-alone)     Time cannot heal all wounds. In 11th century Ireland, Étaín must hide her pagan magic from her pious Christian priest

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‘Outlander’ Renewed For Seasons 5 & 6 By Starz; Season 4 To Debut This Fall – Deadline

YES!  Season 5 and 6 are a GO!!!!!   The Caitriona Balfe & Sam Heughan starring time travel drama is coming back for not one but two new seasons after Season 4 debuts this fall. Source: ‘Outlander’ Renewed For Seasons 5 &

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Take A Gander At The Family Trees Of Egyptian, Greek, And Norse Gods

Nifty mythology-based infographics present the family trees of the Egyptian, Greek, and Norse gods and goddesses. Source: Take A Gander At The Family Trees Of Egyptian, Greek, And Norse Gods

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Great new review of Misfortune of Vision by the Historical Novel Society!

The lovely folks at The Historical Novel Society just posted a wonderful new review of Misfortune of Vision, book #4 in The Druid’s Brooch Series. . “Thoroughly researched, the novel brims with a magnetic appeal to lovers of Irish medieval history.

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My Favorite Podshows

Lately I’ve been on a Podshow listening kick, and I wanted to share some of my favorites. They run a gamut between writing, Irish, Icelandic, and History. Many of these podcasts have member-only content that you can obtain by becoming

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