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Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge – what it’s like to walk across – YouTube

Would you walk across? I’ve walked a couple of times. Once it was behind a family with a child who jumped up and down, making the whole thing shake. Another time it was so windy they almost shut it down.

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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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Posted in History, pagan, Writing

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 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

Legacy of Luck is on contract!

The third novel in The Druid’s Brooch series, LEGACY OF LUCK, is now on contract for publication! The tentative release date is January 11, 2017, but of course that is subject to change. Blurb: Éamonn is a Traveler at a horse fair

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Mussendun Temple and Downhill Demesne, County Derry, Northern Ireland

Who wouldn’t want a library on a sea cliff, facing the North Sea? Well, not quite the North Sea, but Close! I had heard of this place from Michele Erdvig, who has a great forum and guidebook called Irelandyes. I knew

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Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland – Places in Ireland you must see before you die

Previous Post Next Post Northern Ireland has some fantastic and beautiful places. It is also an important place for Game of Thrones, which Source: Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland – Places in Ireland you must see before

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Stone Circles

Everyone loves a mystery, right? And what is more mysterious than a 5,000 year old structure, built by our neolithic ancestors? There are hundreds of stone circles, cairns, standing stones and structures around. Most are in Northern Europe, but they

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From High Places

Some people have a fear of high places, or open skies.   I don’t.   I love climbing the mountain and looking out to what the earth holds for me. Vistas over the ocean, sunlight dancing on the waves far

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