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How I Made My First Map

How I Made My First Map

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, writing Dreamers Do Lie – my high fantasy re-imagining of Dante’s Inferno – turned out to be the easiest part of the project. Even though I had to write the story twice. One of the main reasons for the initial delay in releasing the book – aside from …

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Comma, Comma, Comma Clarification

Comma, Comma, Comma Clarification

Writers have an interesting relationship with their old work. Some writers talk about novels shoved in boxes and pushed under the bed, or locked in desk drawers never to see the light of day again. That’s because writers don’t like to look back at where they came from. It allows them to see all the …

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My Top Five Teas from DavidsTea’s 2019 Advent Calendar

My Top Five Teas from DavidsTea’s 2019 Advent Calendar

When you move, money gets tight. That’s one of the world’s few universal laws. It doesn’t matter how carefully you plan, unexpected expenses crop up. Plans go awry. At some point, you have to abandon something you were hoping to acquire during the move. My husband and I made a pact during our last move. …

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What I Learned from Watching Gourmet Makes

What I Learned from Watching Gourmet Makes

I recently found a series on Youtube called Gourmet Makes. The idea is that a professional pastry chef tries to recreate common snacks and candies while improving the taste to make them more gourmet. The show’s host, Claire, focuses on a couple different things during each project. First, she tries to replicate the appearance of …

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