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Satire through the eyes of Twain #HumpDay #Wednesday


Because the world needs more laughs, I’m continuing my Satire Series. If you’ve stumbled across my blog for the first time, do scroll back to read the first posts on the topic. Should you enjoy my eclectic posts, I invite … Continue reading

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From the Stacks 6


My recent foray into the document folder turned up bits of writing from one of my favorite blog events from Aprils past –the A to Z Challenge. They’re pretty interesting, if I do say so myself. I’ll be sharing  a … Continue reading

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Written in Stone


In yesterday’s post I mentioned the spark that started the French Revolution. Today’s post starts there too. While the sun was setting on the Sun King’s grandson, Louis XVI, a new star was on the rise — Napoleon Bonaparte. With … Continue reading

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Ambassadors of sentiment


Few people in history actually define an era or period. Napoleon did briefly. I’d say the regnal eras, those dynastic periods defined by the reign of a king or queen, are the ones that seem to stick. Eras defined as … Continue reading

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Telling Epic Stories


I read something this week and it caught my mind. It was an article entitled How Women Can Save the World by Telling Epic Stories in the Movies. It got me thinking about how I write and the reason behind … Continue reading

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The week so far


And so we’ve lost another. As the youngest, I observe my family shrinking around me. I have a sad family day today so don’t have much to say here this time other than thanks for stopping by. As Scarlett O’Hara … Continue reading

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New Release & More


Today’s the day! That idea I had a few months ago has become a reality. We created a Holiday Anthology with members of the Exquisite Quills yahoo group – the companion reader/writer community to my Exquisite Quills authors’ group. What … Continue reading

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