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Folk Tale Research Share

My schedule is all off kilter these days, but in my sorting, I came across some notes from a class I took on Folk Tales, and I thought that they might be of interest to some of my readers. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Today’s RieTales post is about “Bloody Rain” (also available as a single). It is the story of a young woman in Whitechapel in the 1880s. I bet you can guess where this is going? I have been fascinated by the … Continue reading

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36 Warning Signs That You Are Spending Too Much Time Researching (and Not Enough Time Writing)

Greetings! I’ve been absent finishing up the Scavenger Hunt and then resting after editing The Conn-Mann Chronicles I. But I have a special treat for you today–a guest blog post on one of my big problems…when is it time to … Continue reading

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3/25/11 — Looking at Daggers

So, you have a character you think would use a dagger as a weapon–it sounds so much cooler than “knife”, and they are just different names for the same thing, right?  Not really. A knife is primarily a single-edged weapon, … Continue reading

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