Tag Archives: Emily’s Shadow

Meme The Blue Caravan

      In the “Next Big Thing” blogging meme, an author answers ten set interview questions and then tags five more people to do the same. Here’s my contribution.  1. What is the working title of your next book? The … Continue reading

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Shadows: Vivien Bewitches Merlin

This is an illustration by Howard Pyle, taken from his book,  The Story of King Arthur and His Knights, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1903. In my novel, Emily’s Shadow, Viven’s betrayal of Merlin became the seed for a continuation of … Continue reading

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Quit your day job to become a writer?

This is an icon of Julian of Norwich. She was purported to be the first woman to write a book–back in the 1300s. It is a classic of mysticism. I don’t believe it ever earned her a penny, and even … Continue reading

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Books for Sale

    Christina St. Clair, award winning author, former shop-girl, chemist, and pastor, is currently a spiritual director, Reiki Master (don’t read too much into the title master!), wife, animal lover, and writer. She says, “Boring life? Let’s not do … Continue reading

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Win a Young Adult Novel ($16.99 value)

Win a copy of Emily’s Shadow ($16.99 value).  Directions at http://www.christinastclair.com/emilys_shadow_competition Happy days are not here again.  Emily hopes for a family vacation, but she gets a medieval witch instead, not one who plans on becoming her friend.

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Moon

moon image: http://www.godchecker.com/pantheon/native_american-mythology.php?deity=PAH In the creation story of the Pawnee people four major stars were said to represent gods. Pah was a Pawnee lunar deity and was male. His consort was Shakaru, a sun goddess. Together they produced a son, but the … Continue reading

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Fish Reveal Fate of the Lovesick

The Town of Newborough in the Isle of Anglesey, Wales For many Welsh people, a most sacred place is the ruined 16th century church found on the southwest tip of the island, across from the little town of Newborough. Here, … Continue reading

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E-Publisher and Indie-Publishers

I have never been able to give up on my book projects. Never! Every so often I dust off my old manuscripts, revise them, and submit them to publishers. Recently, I sent two of my older rewritten novels to e-publishers.  … Continue reading

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Should you quit your day job?

1184. That’s what I got as a royalty, and actually, I didn’t get it, because the amount has to be over twenty five dollars before the publisher issues a check. Yes, that’s right. I got $11.84 in royalties. So, should … Continue reading

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The Wishing Tradition

At one time there was a chapel opposite St. Michael’s Mount in Cornwall built for pilgrims on their way to to the Mount. I don’t think it exists any more. Old-time pilgrimages ended in the mid-sixteenth century, but here is … Continue reading

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