Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jennifer Malone: Agented Author, Free-lance Editor

Jennifer Malone one of my critique group buddies, has gone from being the New England Head of Publicity and Promotion for 20th Century Fox and Miramax Films to writing for YA and MG. Jen is fun, fabulous at networking, and her stories are contemporary tales full of humor. Right after Hurricane Sandy did its thing, […]

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Hnefatafl: A Viking Era Game

Hnefatafl, also called The King’s Table, is a two-player game originating about 400 A.D. in Iceland, Scandanavia, Ireland, and Lappland. One unusual aspect, rare for a board game, is that the two sides are uneven, one having the king and twelve defenders, while the other is comprised of twenty-four attackers. The gameboards were often of […]

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A World of Books #3: Vom kleinen Maulwurf…

This charming book by Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch, which I bought in Zurich, cleverly presents its theme on the cover as a title: “Vom kleinen Maulwurf, der wissen wollte, wer ihm auf den Kopf gemacht hat”. Egils translates this as “From small Mole, who wanted to know who dropped this thing on his head.” […]

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Pearl #1

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. -Thomas Merton Bookmark

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