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What’s in a name? More than we realize


Carrying over the topic from last week, I’ll be discussing names for the symbols they are for a few more posts in the days ahead. Last week I mentioned names with staying power like Darcy and Heathcliff. Today I’m focusing … Continue reading

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Funday happenings


That’s not a typo.  😀 I’m a mentally busy person. Whether it’s maintaining a relevant presence on the web through this main blog, promoting myself and other authors here or on my satellite blogs, or weaving plot lines and characters … Continue reading

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Ha ha, Boreas. Joke’s on us.


I’m putting the topic of Name Meanings on hold for the weekend, but there’s still a lot going on. Over on my satellite blogs, I’m taking part in the mini weekend tag-along hops featuring snippets from my novels. Come see! … Continue reading

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Most fair


For the better part of a week, I’ve been discussing names for the symbols they are. I touched upon the geographical aspect of place names, but I didn’t go deeply into the dwelling end of things. There are just so … Continue reading

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Standing the test of time


For the past few days I’ve been discussing names for the symbols they are. I’m a writer of romance  but I’m also a reader. What romance reader isn’t familiar with names like Darcy and Heathcliff? I know if I saw … Continue reading

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Onomastics…huh?


Did you know there’s a field of study devoted to origin, use, and history of proper names? It’s called Onomastics. What’s more, the person who studies it is called an Onomast. The Onomast is into all names — from people and … Continue reading

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Work that name…


My mother always harbored the wish that I’d become an artist of note.  She worked near a store where art supplies of all sorts were sold, so I had early access to clay, colored pencils, sketch books, and how-to books. … Continue reading

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