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GOLDILOCKS UNPLUGGED

BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW SECOND CHILDHOOD When it came to porridge, chairs and beds, Goldilocks was one picky little kid. But somewhere in the middle of too small, too big, too soft, too hard, too cold, and too … Continue reading

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NOW YOU ARE TWELVE!

Tis the season for wintry tales of snow and wishing on Christmas stars. In 1924, A.A. Milne (author of the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ books) wrote ‘When We Were Very Young’ for his four-year-old son, Christopher Robin. In 1927 he wrote … Continue reading

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JUPITER & THE GHOST OF MONA LISA     

MONA LISA HAS A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY AND SHE’S NOT AFRAID TO USE IT! Is the ‘Mona Lisa’ beguiling or smiling, alluring or obscuring, devious or mischievous? In my fictional account of her life in ‘The LISABETTA TRILOGY’, she is … Continue reading

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THE COLOR OF SANITY

‘THE INDIGO PEARL’ An autistic girl with extrasensory abilities who converses with paintings and birds, strives to find the family she senses in dreams and her true place in the world. Veronica Knox A snippet from ‘THE INDIGO PEARL’ [ … Continue reading

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BEYOND NORMAL

Pardon my blog, but I had word salad for breakfast. And since this blog is also my personal soapbox, I get to rant and air my literary challenges. You, lovely readers get to unfollow or applause. Today, I vigorously wave … Continue reading

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I THINK THEREFORE I WRITE

I have a 3 STEP PROCESS for writing an art history/mystery. But before one can ‘step’ anywhere, the ground must be prepared. STEP ONE – In the beginning there is ‘A CONCEIT’ (the Latin term for ‘concept’) – a ‘literary … Continue reading

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THE FACELIFT CONTINUES…

I’m delighted to continue Lisabetta’s paranormal quest for recognition by publishing ‘LISABETTA – a stolen smile’ – in September 2021 BOOK 2 of a NEW TRILOGY OLD SERIES BOOK ONE NEW SERIES BOOK ONE My original novel, based on the … Continue reading

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‘AMUSE BOUCHE’ … WORDS TO AMUSE THE MOUTH

LISA IS A BIG GIRL… She can speak for herself! “My name, Lisabetta Buti was an affront to my existence. I was Leonardo da Vinci’s beloved kid-sister, his assistant and apprentice, and the mother he was denied. We were born … Continue reading

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A TASTE OF INDIGO

A STORY OF YOUNG LOVE AND OLD SOULS When the extrasensory abilities of Delphi Sharpe, an autistic girl who converses with paintings and birds, are transplanted into the circuits of an android designed to retrieve famous works of art lost … Continue reading

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‘ET OB HOC AD’… AFTER, BEFORE, AND BECAUSE OF IT

When one door closes, another door opens And so, as ‘TOMORROW AGAIN’ closes ‘the Bede trilogy’ – a time-slip adventure for ages thirteen and up, I open up the before time: ‘AFTER, BEFORE, AND BECAUSE OF’ the trilogy in the … Continue reading

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