Meet My New Sister of the Sea – Author Cristi Taijeron – Part I

Ever since I wrote The Blue Diamond - The Razor's Edge, I've been sailing all across the internet in search of the treasure that is all things pirate. From web sites to Facebook pages dedicated to the history and lore of pirates, I've pillaged and plundered information and along the way, I've found the most … Continue reading Meet My New Sister of the Sea – Author Cristi Taijeron – Part I

The #Pirate Code – Can You Follow the Rules of the #Ship?

A Pirate's code of conduct Contrary to popular images of pirates, life aboard ship was often a model of discipline and democracy. The following code of conduct was taken from one 18th century pirate ship and offers interesting insight into pirate affairs. 1. Every man shall obey civil Command; the Captain shall have one full … Continue reading The #Pirate Code – Can You Follow the Rules of the #Ship?

A Writing Challenge – If You’re Interested

Frederic William Burton (1816-1900) Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret StairsFirst of all, let me say I love being able to schedule posts. 🙂 Question: Have you ever looked at a painting or even a well done photograph and immediately, the image comes to life in your imagination and a story unfolds? The painting … Continue reading A Writing Challenge – If You’re Interested