Writing

Life At Hedgerose – Chapter Three

Chapter Three Twelve Years, Eight Years, Five Years and Four   Spring was doing its best to hurry into summer. The weather was so mild—and Folrolf so completely occupied in a recent project that kept him cooped up in his study—that Titus seized the opportunity of the unusually fair day to go fishing at Rivenstream.             He slipped a package…

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Writing

Life At Hedgerose – Chapter 2

Chapter Two The New Housekeeper      Titus only heard brief snatches of the argument between Folrolf and Honey Winstalk—he deliberately clattered pans in the kitchen so as not to hear much of it—but from the bits that he heard, it sounded as if Honey were taunting Folrolf and claiming that he couldn’t do half of the work that women did.  …

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Writing

Life At Hedgerose – Chapter 1

Chapter One Leaks, Fireworks and Dragon Eggs Titus blinked hazily and rolled over in his bed, warm, content and comfortably tired. He heard the faint, fat tapping of a bee fuzzily thumping into his window and he sat up and brushed back the curtain with the tips of his fingers, looking out through panes slightly frosty from the coolness of…

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Writing

ASTOUNDING NEWS: Introducing My New Story!

There’s something you should know.   For some time now, I have been eyeing Wattpad as a possible venue for my writing.  I started following a story on Wattpad, not so much for the story, but to get an idea of how it worked and the type of community that formed there. Honestly, I didn’t much care for the community…

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Writing

The Get To Know Me Tag / Writers Edition

  So I semi-stole this tag from Mary at Sunshine and Scribblings.  She tagged anyone who was wearing socks and wanted to do this tag.  I’m not wearing socks, but I DO want to do this tag, so let’s just call it legit, shall we?   Be warned – I got really, really giphy in this post. :: The Rules :: //…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Reflections on Rooglewood

Image courtesy of Google Images     THE VERY LAST ROOGLEWOOD CONTEST is officially over!!! And I survived that excitement!!  I was literally hyperventilating. shaking and laughing and shrieking from excitement and happiness the night of the 31st as I eagerly watched that amazing group of writers celebrate.  Those writers are such a talented, kind and constructive group – it was…

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Travels

Magical Shops To Visit In Williamsburg

When you think of Williamsburg, you automatically think of fifes and drums, palace greens and gunpowder magazines.  (I rhythmed and I wasn’t even trying).  I don’t blame you, I adore this part of Williamsburg.   But there is another section of Williamsburg that a visitor should not overlook.  While not historical, it is a place of delights.  The Merchants Square…

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December In A Nutshell

Breaking news – 2017 is over! I know I feel like this every year but (as always) it just seems worse this year.   Where did 2017 go?  I cannot believe how quickly it passed by.  Was that a semi that just knocked me over into the ditch of New Year Fallout? Well, it was a busy year, a good year, a…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

Bound // Blog Tour

  It’s book tour time!  I am so excited for my lovely friend, Victoria – who is releasing her SECOND BOOK this year.   I’m delighted to be apart of her journey in this very small way and participate in promoting a special book called – Bound.     About The Book   Two souls don’t find each other by…

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