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Ancient Curiosities — Things That Make You Go “Hmm”

You know, just when I┬áthink I’ve got some stuff figured out, I land on fascinating, and sometimes very strange, historical tidbits that make me blink, pause, then think: Holy crap, that’s freaking amazing. Once again, my writing research has brought … Continue reading

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The Art of Writing: How Books Were Born

I’m very passionate about ancient Egypt and the ancients’ way of life. Yeah, yeah, I know “passionate” is an understatement, but the more I research ancient history for my Past Life Series, the more interesting things I find along the … Continue reading

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Funny (and Odd!) English Words

I learn some very interesting things when I write. Because I string words together to tell story, and because I try very hard not to repeat words in a novel too much, I often look up synonyms to make my … Continue reading

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Mysterious carved discs found in Russia

Oh boy. I hit another jackpot in my writing research. Check this out — More than a dozen stone disks were found in the Volgograd region of Russia. What makes them so unusual, you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. It … Continue reading

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OOParts – Curiosities That Can’t Be Ignored?

My writing, especially in paranormal and alternate history, takes me to some very interesting places. Lately, I’ve been spending a good amount of time studying up on OOParts (Out Of Place Artifacts), which is a term applied to prehistoric objects … Continue reading

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