Badge Bunny? I Think Not

Surely when seasons change, we have the opportunity to learn, grow and even make fools of ourselves. And today, on Murderer’s Market, I thought of ways of how to creep under a rock – preferably a large boulder that would erase and hide all of my, dare I say, unease. For months, I’ve been telling…

Elvy’s End-of-Harvest Soup

The sudden cold snap we’ve been having got me to thinking about warm soup, so I looked in my refrigerator and found six ears of old corn, and a pile of cherry tomatoes from the garden, beginning to wrinkle and get tough. What to do? Make soup, of course.  Ingredients: ·         Chicken broth, or two…

Let me sing you a song – The Rusalka

Hi! Thank you for dropping in to Myth Perceptions where I’m sharing with you various myths and legends I’ve discovered while researching for my fantasy writing!Right now, I’m exploring various myths about Mermaids. Having recently spent a lovely Saturday enjoying a Ukranian and a Polish Festival, I am delighted to now share a Slavic “mermaid” myth–The…

Does Fall Entertain You?

Fictionista If you’ve been following my blog posts, you know Fall is my favorite season of the year. I love the crisp weather, the color palette and the yummy scents and tastes: pumpkin spice lattes & apple cider. But #1 on my list of why I love Fall is the new TV season. Every September,…

Still remembering 9/11…Still hopeful for mankind

I didn’t intend to write about 9/11 today…really, I didn’t. In fact, I’d forgotten about the anniversary until I woke up this morning to the sight a friend’s 9/11 memorial posted on Facebook. And in that instant, it all came flooding back: the scents and sounds of terror in the immediate hours after the attacks;…

Building a Virtual World for Authors in the Metaverse

This is my state-of-the-writer’s-colony  report: The Tea and Strumpets bookshop is done. Everyone is in there, though all the shelves don’t fit in one shot.   Our writer’s colony has been getting some press: Virtual Christine mentioned me and the grid where our writer’s colony is a few times in this article.She’ll be doing a blog…