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Journaling – How important is it to the writing process?

Call it what you will: your diary, morning pages—whatever … as long as you write something. Even if you don’t aspire to be an author, doing this helps you track where you’ve been and where you’re going. It reminds you … Continue reading

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Celebrate with a Book

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Booksigning at Caffespresso

Friday and Saturday, November 16 & 17 – from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. Gaskins Place, 1127 Gaskins Road, Richmond, Virginia. Meet the author and get your signed copy of Immortal Venus.

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The monastery ruins

The ruined monastery featured in Immortal Venus, Monte Malsano, was based on actual ruins located northeast of the town of Bagno a Ripoli, near Florence, Italy. Its history as reported in Immortal Venus is pure fiction. The real ruins, a … Continue reading

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Birth of Venus, by Alessandro Botticelli – Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy

In an early scene from Immortal Venus, while viewing this painting, my protagonist, Megan, receives her first hint that mysterious undercurrents may be about to disrupt her life. Throughout the story, the Goddess of Love is used as a reflection … Continue reading

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Immortal Venus – a riveting story of romance, reincarnation, and the world of Renaissance art

  The PAPERBACK is now available at Booklocker.com, at amazon.com, and at barnesandnoble.com. Soon to be announced – availability of the E-BOOK, and the schedule for BOOK SIGNINGS in Richmond, Virginia.    

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Immortal Venus

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Another view of the Torre di Quarate

This tower is an important landmark of the village of Quarate, near Florence. Italy. For more information, follow this link.

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I finally finished my novel, Immortal Venus! It’s a paranormal romance that takes place in Florence, Italy, and the surrounding countryside. Excerpts can be read here. The book should be available by the end of September, or mid-October. It will … Continue reading

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Eventually – this poem explores one of those moments when life changes unexpected. When an unknown future looms ahead it can be frightening, but unpredictabilty can force us to examine ourselves, can lead to recognition of a supressed spark within which, when nurtured, can lead to a more fulfilling life.

Eventually I’m wildly volatile wildly untamed. Wildchild, your eternal rebel. Down with left-brained order! Rightmindedly I cling to chaos whose wholeness doesn’t dissolve my freedom. Don’t define me and lose my ambiguity. Don’t desert me; don’t diffuse me. Choose me … Continue reading

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