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Hello, my name is Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, and I’m a recovering research-aholic. I know that research addiction is common among writers of speculative fiction (genres that begin with ”what if…?”). This doesn’t mean there aren’t writers who hate research with … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 13: Rhodes Town and Lawrence Durrell

  Join me to explore more of old Rhodes Town, including the Turkish quarter where the writer Lawrence Durrell lived and mused upon history. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 12: Rhodes Old Town

Join Thor and me as we revisit the Medieval walled city and the harbor of Rhodos Old Town, still bustling after 2500 years of rich history. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 9: Charming Charaki on Rhodes

Join Thor and me as we arrive on Rhodes in another downpour. The clouds part when we find our next lodging at the scenic cove of Charaki beach. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had to return to this magical region. My first entry in this new blog series … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands: Healing Wishes for the New Year

Happy New Year from the island of Rhodes and the god of healing, Aesculapios! NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had to return … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands: Season’s Greetings!

Happy Winter Solstice! Season’s Greetings from the beautiful Greek island of Rhodes. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had to return to this … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 8: Fabulous Rhodes!

Visiting the island of Rhodes — or Rhodos, as the Greeks translate the name — is an escape into sensual beauty. And, of course, more rich layers of history. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 7: Farewell to Karpathos

Although eager to catch the ferry to our next Greek island, Thor and I had to tear ourselves away from the rugged beauty and charmingly low-key villages of Karpathos. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 6: The Traditional Village of Olympos

Join Thor and me for another hair-raising drive up the twisting mountain roads of Karpathos Island to visit the traditional village of Olympos perched high above the sea. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings … Continue reading

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