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I can't stand it!!!

I must share with you my beautiful cover for SKY DANCERS. I’m about two thirds through the first draft and Mr. Al created the cover early to inspire me. 24 more words

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Old Friends Reunited

Earlier this month, Middle East Studies Librarian David Giovacchini brought a Turkish manuscript to the Special Collections Processing Center for cataloging.  David had already created the core of a catalog record for the manuscript, identifying the author, text, and the source manuscript from which this manuscript had been copied.  348 more words


Writer's Block? Are you kidding?

They give workshops on it, blog about it, and discuss it on the various loops all the time. I say I have writer’s block all the time, I’m forever blocking my characters and forcing them to shut up! 516 more words

The Benefits and Bummers of Using Beta Readers

Believe it or not, it has taken me more than five years to write THE END on my very first full-length manuscript, The Diva and the Duke. 780 more words


Finishing Touches...

When you start a new manuscript it’s all about get the story down. But when you finish it’s all about getting it ready for your readers. 482 more words

Behind the Scenes: Preparing Special Collections for Exhibition

For the first time in Germany, an exhibition will be introducing the exciting link between art and alchemy in past and present times. Art and Alchemy – The Mystery of Transformation… 384 more words


Studying Rare Books and Their Relevance in a Digital Age

Studying Rare Books and Their Relevance in a Digital Age

In the following post, I share my thoughts on a graduate seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts taken back in 2010 and reflect on the relevance of this type of technical training in a changing higher education and its relevance in a digital age.  21 more words

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