Tag Archives: Anthropology

The Power Within

The Power Within: A Poem for Humanity Darlene Reilley   You speak of equality. You speak of generalities. But you only see The pigment on me.   I stand here to say I am more than the color of my … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bones and Stones

  Bones and Stones Darlene Reilley   Every student of history knows there are two truths: the written truth which is clean and tidy; and the real truth, which is messy and dirty. This is my truth—the one you won’t … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Anthropology, Creative Writing, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ethnographic Fiction: Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness

  In The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin has written twenty chapters in a woven epic account of Genry Ai’s experience as an Envoy to the planet Gethen. The book works because of the way Le Guin … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Book Reviews, Creative Writing, How To, Science Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Anthropology Writing Prompts

  We’re finishing up my workshop this week at the Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal Writer’s website! I thought my writing tribe might be interested in hearing about my next project: converting the workshop into a DIY- choose-your-own anthropology adventure workshop! … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Anthropology, Creative Writing, Inspiration, paranormal romance, Romance, Science Fiction, Workshops, Writing Prompts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Top 11 Favorite Anthropology Topics for Writers

    Archaeology I started with archaeology and come back to it every time. If I weren’t a writer, I’d be at a dig site, buried in dirt up to my elbows…and I might still do this. Archaeology rocks (pun … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Anthropology, How To, Writing Secrets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Last Call to Sign up for Anthropology, Archaeology, and Romance Workshop!

Join me in a fun writing adventure!   Dear Writer, Are you writing characters you love that grow and have fascinating lives? Are your worlds unique? Do you want to write an anthropologist more fascinating than Nora Robert’s Callie Dunbright … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Anthropology, Creative Writing, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Writing

Hey, writers. I’m guest-posting about anthropology and research at AR DeClerck’s blog, Amy Reads and Writes. Come check it out: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Writing. Write on, Darlene  

Posted in Anthropology, Creative Writing, research, Writer Visits, Writers, Writing Secrets | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology & Romance Writer Workshop

Have you always secretly wanted to be Indiana Jones? Lara Croft? How about Temperance “Bones” Brennan? Today I’m on the FF&P Blog! Come and check out my Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology, & Romance Writer Workshop. This … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Writing, Inspiration, Workshops, Writing Secrets | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Anthropology, Archaeology, & Romance A Workshop for Writers

Hello! I’m really excited that FF&P, a chapter of the Romance Writers of America, has offered to host my Anthropology, Archaeology & Romance class for writers in May! This fun, inclusive workshop will merge my two loves: writing and anthropology! … Continue reading

Posted in Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Workshops, Writers, Writing Prompts, Writing Secrets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments