• Lavender, Might and Main Monday: Inspired by Lavender, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2018/07/15/lavender, #lavender #Provence #perennials #novel #writing #inspiration
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    Might and Main Monday: Inspired by Lavender

    In July, I see lavender everywhere: in my garden as it blooms in the sun, in my mind as I write a novel set in Provence, on public street corners, in the books I read. This year, my summer beams that dark purple color. I’m driven to capture its look,…

  • Neverwhere, A Lesson From Neil Gaiman in How to Write Emotion, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2018/05/19/a-lesson-from-neil-gaiman-in-how-to-write-emotion/ #books #urbanfantasy #neilgaiman #novels #Neverwhere
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    A Lesson From Neil Gaiman in How to Write Emotion

    Neil Gaiman’s novel Neverwhere is a funny macabre urban fantasy that focuses on a regular everyman named Richard. One night, he accidentally gets sucked into a magical world beneath London. And when I say beneath London, I mean in the sewers. It’s a mucky dank world where most people are out…