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New Adult Scavenger Hunt: Pembroke Sinclair (@PembrokeSinclai)

Welcome to New Adult Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was inspired as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a… Continue reading New Adult Scavenger Hunt: Pembroke Sinclair (@PembrokeSinclai)

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Author Teams Announcing the New Adult Scavenger Hunt Teams Summer 2018

Hello Everyone! Hope you are excited as I am, because we have less than three weeks until the Summer 2018 New Adult Scavenger Hunt begins! Here are the Summer 2018 #NewASH teams: TEAM PURPLE TEAM RED The New Adult Scavenger Hunt begins at Noon Eastern Time on Wednesday, June 27th and runs through Sunday, July… Continue reading Author Teams Announcing the New Adult Scavenger Hunt Teams Summer 2018

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#AtoZChallenge Reflections

Find more A to Z Challenge Participants at http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com. First off, thank you to all who came to visit and comment during the A to Z Challenge! This event has been so much fun. I joined this event because I’ve been meaning to share the research that I put into my novels. With my schedule… Continue reading #AtoZChallenge Reflections

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{#AtoZChallenge} Zodiac of Dendera

The concept of the zodiac was invented by the Babylonians in the 5th century B.C., then taken up by the Greeks, and finally appeared in Egypt at the end of the 3rd century B.C. The first depiction of the zodiac signs in Egyptian art was on the astronomical ceiling of the tomb of Senenmut, chief… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Zodiac of Dendera

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{#AtoZChallenge} Egypt

Ancient Egypt existed in a landscape of extremes. Around 5,000 B.C., climate change turned the Sahara grasslands into a vast desert, and nomadic hunter-gatherers were pushed toward the Nile Valley. Through the Nile Valley flows a river that runs 56 miles long before reaching the Delta. There, the river traverses into seven branches. At the… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Egypt

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{#AtoZChallenge} Axes and Other Egyptian Weapons

The earliest arms differed little from hunting weapons and craftsmen’s tools. Bows, knives, and axes were sufficient enough to halt any local rebellion or conquer a neighboring area along Egypt’s border. However, as Egypt expanded its influence, Egyptians started to arm their military with maces, daggers, throw sticks, and spears. In addition, infantries were armed… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Axes and Other Egyptian Weapons

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{#AtoZChallenge} Egyptian Writing

In ancient Egypt, writing was considered to have magical properties, where written words breathed life into reality. And there was no more important job than that of the scribe. To form the sacred symbols known as hieroglyphs, ancient Egyptians took their inspiration from the world around them: animals, plants, natural elements, household objects, and buildings.… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Egyptian Writing