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Muse Delusion – musing about book promotion

“How can publishers influence the books AISA picks?” she asked. Scott grinned, finding Lisa’s cluelessness funny. Answer the dumb question, Daphne told Scott in her mind. She did not like women who looked glamorous without making any visible effort, especially … Continue reading

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Can a nymph, an Amazon, a playwright, and a poet bring peace to Athens?

“Before the comedies were presented at the festival, it was customary for one of Athens’s great lyric poets to entertain the crowd with a few well-chosen pieces, to get them in the mood. As with everything connected with the festival, … Continue reading

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Why does the Moon have phases?

“Moonspinners. They’re naiads – you know, water-nymphs. Sometimes, when you’re deep in countryside, you meet three girls, walking along the hill tracks in the dusk, spinning. They each have a spindle, and onto these they are spinning their wool, milk-white, … Continue reading

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