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WEREWOLVES. PUPPET MASTERS. DEAD BODIES. WAX MUSEUMS. WHAT OTHER MYSTERIES DOES LONDON HOLD?

Detective Chief Inspector Moses Reilly of Scotland Yard is the consummate bachelor, married…

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John Carter’s Conundrum – Chapter One

The title image is by William Hogarth, an 18th-century English painter and printmaker. Today’s blog as well as next Tuesday’s are the first two chapters of my new short story, John Carter’s Conundrum. For four more short stories available for free, go to: https://julietetelandresen.com/ Chapter One London, 1785 When John Carter… read more

The Magic Flute

Tenor Charles Castronovo as Prince Tamino with Julie Taymor’s bear puppets in the 2017 Metropolitan Opera production of Die Zauberflöte. I’m not much of an opera person. Give me an American musical with its snappy song and dance. It’s hard to outdo Nancy Kwan in the 1961 movie of Flower… read more

When You’re Stuck: 5 Tips

It happens to all novelists. Our story seems to be going great and then we get stuck. How to get unstuck? I have various ways: 1. I take a walk. Seriously. Because writing is an aerobic activity I sometimes need to get my physical lungs in motion to boost my writing… read more

Julie Tetel Andresen has written about language and love for more than 20 years. A professor of linguistics at Duke University, Julie has also written more than twenty romance novels and novellas. read more