Medieval Terminology

The following is a list of common medieval terms that you might run across as a reader of my stories, or others set in Medieval Times. But don’t worry; I won’t use too many of these—just enough to flavor the narrative or dialogue. Aid: A financial...

Saxons

Right now I’m writing a series with Ruth A. Casie that is set around 1501. The series has quite a bit of fantasy in it and I’m thinking it’s more of an alternate reality because we aren’t necessarily following historical events. But the series...

Types of Magic

I love writing paranormal and fantasy romances. Ruth Casie and I have been working on a series of Highlander books. And we’ve been setting up our magicks. We wanted to set up something that is different from all the other fantasy books. And I have been immersing...

Broccoli Soup

I love my NutriBullet Rx!! A cream of broccoli soup you can make in one: 12 minutes Ingredients ∙ Serves 2 Produce 2 bunches Broccoli florets 1 stick Celery 1 Glove garlic 1 Onion, small 1 pinch Rosemary, dried 1 pinch Thyme, dried Refrigerated 1 cup Almond milk...

Rescue a Rogue and the Luddites

I admit. I’m a history nut. I don’t know where I came across the battle between the stockingers and hosiers, but to me it’s fascinating. Somewhere along the way wealthy merchants began buying up looms that stockingers couldn’t afford. The...