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About jasterling

One part of my life is in the science of anthropology and archaeology where I did comparative work. My other life that I am now pursuing is writing along the lines of fantasy/sci fi fictional writing as my one way to stay sane in this other insane world. Please enjoy the selections you will find in my blog.

Ancient Roses (a drabble by JA Sterling)

Ancient Roses (a drabble by JA Sterling) She followed the worn flagstone path, that lead deep into the ancient gardens, misshapen from lack of a sharp shear, tangled briers waiting to catch your legs, hold you tight forever in its … Continue reading

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Why name your sword?

Or in the broader sense why name your weapon? It is a common occurrence, from “Excalibur” to Crockett’s “Old Betsy”. But why? What is the purpose? I feel that when an item is given a name, we empower that item … Continue reading

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Free course in Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology

Learn the science behind the exhumation and identification of skeletal remains…. especially good for writers of crime drama https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/forensic-archaeology-and-anthropology

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International Women’s Day

      Some links to enjoy today Six Groundbreaking Female Archaeologists https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/histories/women-in-history/six-groundbreaking-female-archaeologists 100 Women of the Year https://time.com/100-women-of-the-year Words That Women Have Coined https://www.dictionary.com/e/s/words-that-women-have-coined 10 TED-Ed Lessons to watch on International Women’s Day http://blog.ed.ted.com/2014/03/07/four-ted-ed-lessons-to-watch-on-international-womens-day 5 Powerful Paintings by the … Continue reading

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