rotties
Adventures with Rottweilers

Pool of Memories

This post was written for the Cherished Blog Fest 2017. I immediately knew what I wanted to share this year. The swimming pool has always been a place for our family to gather and have fun together. And though I’m not a great swimmer – my dogs have all believed through the years that I’m …

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Adventures with Rottweilers Cherished Lamps and Rottweilers
Adventures with Rottweilers

Cherished Lamps and Rotties

This was written for the Cherished Blogfest 2016. Sometimes objects lead us to memories. For the Cherished Blogfest we’re invited to talk about a cherished object. In 500 words or so emotions, information and memories are shared. As a writer, I’m usually fully immersed in my writing yet standing apart from it. The point of …

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Folklore

Pixies All Over the Place #Folklore

Pixies are a fascinating breed of fae. There are so many folklore tales involving them and they find themselves in so many stories from around the world. I had so much fun reading through all the folklore manuscripts containing tales of pixies – but I had to whittle it down to stories particular to the …

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Author Toolbox

Understanding Vanity Publishing and Author Services

My obsession with learning everything there is to know about publishing continues! Last month I looked at Freelancers — which raised a lot of questions about vanity publishers. So, I found someone who knows a lot about the subject to clear it all up for us. This post is part of the February #AuthorToolBoxBlogHop, hosted by Raimey Gallant. …

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Author Toolbox

eBooks – The Future or A Mistake?

Today I’m happy to have blogging friend Tasha over for a guest post. To some, eBook is a dirty word. The electronic book is seen as a downgraded, second cousin to the print book. While it can be said there is something wonderful about holding paper and print in our hands, there is also something …

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Folklore

The Wild Hunt Rides #folklore

I like to research the fae that feature in my favourite books because they somehow make their way into my writing, too. For this folklore post, I’m looking at the Wild Hunt. Folklore of The Wild Hunt The Science of Fairy Tales, An Enquiry into Fairy Mythology by Edwin Sidney Hartland [1891]: But the gods did …

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