Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom April 19-25

Posts I enjoyed around the web this week: a small town dig of Minoan Crete, Liza Klaussmann on enriching the “real” with the fictional in Historical fiction, a rave review of Ben Kane’s latest Roman book, remembering Harry Hoffner monumental Hittitologist, the apparent translucency of marble & what that means to ancient Greek temples, and Donis Casey on the pain of slicing & dicing one’s manuscript.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom January 29-Feb 6

My favorite posts around the web recently: Donis Casey on War Cake, January Magazine on Harper Lee’s 2nd novel and why more women than men read historical fiction, archaeology news about Tutankhamun’s broken beard & Texan pictographs, and a “celebrity” historical fiction interview between Priscilla Royal and Sharon Kay Penman.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Nov 1-7

My favorites around the web this week: Interview with Donis Casey, a review of A Day of Fire (which I’m in the middle of myself), miracle seed from Massada, open air ruins on Despotiko, a shot from the past–childhood fav paintings fr Huntington Library, WWI gets “dug” and the creative spirit of the desert caught on camera by Melissa Crytzer Fry.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Sept 27-Oct 10

Join me at the Chandler library Oct 18 for National Archaeology Day! Also, my favorite posts around the web this week: HNS self-published author award, archaeology from Spain, Macedonia, Hattusa & Athens, & Donis Casey on dialogue.

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