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Showing posts from January, 2015

Writing a knitting pattern

Writing a #knitting pattern for a 1940s style short sleeved raglan sweater/top bc I love #vintage styles. Will post on blog eventually.
My dog, telling me she wants a treat. And yes, I am sucker-mommy.

$1.99 ebook sale!

The first 3 Sushi series books and the first 2 Protection for Hire ebooks on sale for $1.99! Don't know for how long. Be sure to follow me on Amazon to get informed of my new releases! Sushi for One: Kindle iTunes Kobo Nookbook Only Uni: Kindle iTunes Kobo Nookbook Single Sashimi: Kindle iTunes Kobo Nookbook Protection for Hire: Kindle iTunes Kobo Nookbook BOOKSAMILLION.COM A Dangerous Stage: Kindle iTunes Kobo Nookbook

Prelude for a Lord - names part 6 Sir Hermes

This is continuing my series explaining how I came up with the weird (and not so weird) names of my characters in Prelude for a Lord . Bayard’s stepfather, Sir Hermes Morrish Sir Hermes was one of the easiest characters to name. He’s a bit foolish, and very easy going. The Greek god Hermes is sometimes portrayed as the Fool, with abstract knowledge and child-like innocence. When I looked up the meaning of the word, “moron,” it mentioned the Latin word morus which means “foolish.” I tweaked “morus” into Morrish for Sir Hermes’ surname. Sir Hermes is very carefree, with a boundless enthusiasm for life that makes Bayard’s mother feel young and carefree herself. Sir Hermes is a considerable contrast to the personality of her late husband, Bayard’s father, which might be why she remarried to a man like Sir Hermes Morrish. Sir Hermes is rather self-absorbed. He charmed Bayard’s widowed mother despite the fact he is slightly lower in social status and has less money than Bayard’