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Introducing: Writer to the Arts

  I'm really proud to introduce my new business website, Alexandra Kiely - Writer to the Arts. I've been a freelance art historian since I graduated from college four years ago, but I hope that starting my website will allow me to even further establish myself. I specialize in research and writing projects, as well as related services such as copyediting, cataloging, transcription… Continue reading Introducing: Writer to the Arts

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Historical Fiction and the Historian, or why I’m not as different from fiction writers as I thought

I’m currently taking an online class about historical fiction. For whatever reason, writing fiction of any kind has never appealed for me; I’m taking the class because I’m interested in learning about the genre, not attempting to join it. However, the class has spent a lot of time discussing the relationship between historical fiction and… Continue reading Historical Fiction and the Historian, or why I’m not as different from fiction writers as I thought

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What I’ve gained from almost 20 days of writing (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #19)

*This is a response to a free-writing prompt, so that means I don’t proofread or edit what I write before I post it. I’m supposed to just write what comes to mind without filtering it, and then publish the result. Therefore, I have only fixed major spelling errors. Everything else is un-corrected. In other words,… Continue reading What I’ve gained from almost 20 days of writing (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #19)

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Finding what has been lost (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #16)

Today's prompt was about going through a lost and found, or discovering someone's lost possessions. Believe it or not, I have some experience with that. My first job out of college was at a small auction house. The company purchased entire estates and curated their auctions from those acquisitions. As it turns out, you often… Continue reading Finding what has been lost (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #16)