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A Little Taste of My Latest Writing Project

Hello Bloglandia! It seems like it's been ages since I've done a writing update...that's because I've been too busy writing. Is that a conundrum or a paradox? Either way, it's time to catch you up. The Osteria Chronicles Books 5 & 6 - Getting Closer to Completion!! Way back toward the middle of August, I … Continue reading A Little Taste of My Latest Writing Project

It’s What All the Osterians Are Wearing These Days

As you’ve seen in previous blogs, my world of Osteria was heavily influenced by my crazy obsession with Ancient Rome (and Greece, to a lesser extent). And while I may not be a fashion maven myself, I have taken a few style tips from those historical Roman men and women and applied them to my … Continue reading It’s What All the Osterians Are Wearing These Days

A Bit of Fictional Double Dipping

It may be a full-on fête faux pas to double dip, but at this party it's allowed and even encouraged because I've got not one, but two servings of new fiction to present to you on a perfectly polished platter. Okay, I promise to stop with the alliteration. So, what's on the menu? May's Featured … Continue reading A Bit of Fictional Double Dipping

The Three Ts of Ancient Rome: Time, Taverns, and Toilets

As I’ve mentioned once or twice (okay, maybe closer to a thousand) times before, my fantasy world of Osteria didn’t just pop into my head. It was heavily based on life in Ancient Rome and, to a lesser extent, Ancient Greece. In previous posts you learned about some of the major influences of Roman culture … Continue reading The Three Ts of Ancient Rome: Time, Taverns, and Toilets