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Old abandoned clinic with 'Happy Memories Clinic'
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Happy Memories Clinic

Was it wise to allow the Happy Memories Clinic to probe deep into my mind, and replace my unhappy memories with happy memories?

Anglo Saxons in battle
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Anglo Saxon Exceptionalism

We sometimes hear about ‘American Exceptionalism,’ but what about ‘Anglo Saxon Exceptionalism?’

Anglo Saxon runes
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Anglo Saxon horror story prequel

They would either defeat the people of this hostile land or they would die in the attempt.

Plague doctor and San Francisco bridge with In love with a plague doctor title and heart
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In love with a plague doctor part 4

I’m not only in love with a plague doctor!

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How to use an ancient language in a novel part 2

This is part two of a series called ‘How to use an ancient language in a novel.’ and it includes…

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How to use an ancient language in a novel

How to use an ancient language when writing a novel in modern English.

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A free spy

In my novel ‘Rebel Liar,’ a novel of British spying during the American civil war, one of the characters wonders…

Plague doctor and San Francisco bridge with In love with a plague doctor title and heart
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In love with a plague doctor part 3

My eager lips move towards the plague doctor’s beak, and for a moment I hope that I might kiss him.

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How to avoid writing about a ‘banned’ topic

Here’s one way of ethically avoiding mentioning the corona virus if you’re writing a novel. ‘Ethically’ means not being sneaky,…

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When it isn’t okay to say okay

Writing Plague Doctor Three (and Plague Doctor Two) created a few problems. Linguistic and cultural problems. Rylee, the main character,…