Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Old and the New in Edinburgh

currently playing on my iPod: Breezeblocks by Alt-J My vibe here is usually loud, fun-loving, full-on history and music geek. Today I feel…reflective. Grab your tea and perfect your knowing nod. Here we go. When you visit cities long inhabited, the … Continue reading

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Experience Feeds the Writer: Glassblowing

currently playing on my iPod: I See Fire by Ed Sheeran I’m not the one who said it first, but I’ll repeat all day long. Experience feeds the writer. Fresh experiences help you see colors in new ways, notice different … Continue reading

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Writing Music

Every once in a while, I focus on some tunes that get me writing. Hopefully, these musical posts give other authors new muses and gift my non-writer pals with something fun to enjoy. Zoë Keating is a cellist (person who … Continue reading

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Medieval Party Musts: A Bad-Ass Mazer

currently playing on my iPod: Sabotage by the Beastie Boys Any medieval dude worth his salt knows you have to sport a fab mazer at your shindig. What’s a mazer? Oh, it’s a wooden drinking bowl, usually made of maple … Continue reading

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