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Folklore of Archaeology: Of Giants, Fairies, Megaliths and Menhirs – #FolkloreThursday

There is so much to say about megalithic tombs: of their function, carbon dating, about morphological typologies, and catchment areas. I could tell you about function and materiality, about labour and material costs. I could tell you about the magic

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Posted in History, pagan

The Enchanted Swans – new novel now On Contract!

HAPPY NEWS! The Enchanted Swans is now ON CONTRACT!!!  WOOHOO!!!!! . The Enchanted Swans is a novelization of the beloved Irish Fairy Tale, The Children of Lir. . In pre-Celtic Ireland, Fionnuala was a fairy princess, born to a life

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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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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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The Enchanted Swans is Submitted!

Woohoo! I did it, I did it! I submitted another novel to my publisher for consideration!   The Enchanted Swans came to a final draft (well, before editors get to it!) of 98,187 words. I didn’t think it was going to

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The Genesis of a Novel, the Beginning – Part 1

Although I’ve already started on the process, I thought it might be interesting to blog my way through the novel creation process. I’m already through about the first three-four days worth of work, so those will be schmooshed into this

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Posted in Writing

New reviews for Legacy of Truth!

LEGACY OF TRUTH is now released! And lovely reviews are coming in…  http://amzn.to/28ILvfA ***** 5 Stars – Cathleen Townsend The good sister of a pair of twins Legacy of Truth is the story of Esme, the good sister of a

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Posted in History, pagan, Travel, Writing

Green Fairy Islands of Wales

The green meadows of the sea, called in the triads Gwerddonau Lion, are the Green fairy islands of wales, often half-seen in the mists. Source: Green Fairy Islands of Wales

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Legacy of Truth is Released!

  The day is finally here! LEGACY OF TRUTH is now released! Partially set in Ardara and Achill Island.   http://amzn.to/28ILvfA LEGACY OF TRUTH has arleady received a five-star review from Ed on Goodreads:  The story in this book tells

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Posted in History, Writing
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