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Love this dancing from Zatoichi!
Painting the life of the common people in a world where the major daily chore was finding enough food, can lead readers to think they are indeed being presented with a bleak world. And yet, the Japanese culture has always been one of songs and dance and laughter. Some genre readers are excited by the swordplay, but wonder why the farmers (they are never called "peasants" in Yamabuki books) are included. Yet it is Innkeeper Inu in Col...
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Our new Toot Sweet Ink store is live.
All of our books are available in hardcover and paperback. Retailers: For orders of ten books or more, please contact us for discounted pricing.
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Something I wrote over a year ago. I love that Lagrangian Points are being leveraged in new space projects. There's an elegance to this.
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Dancing in Samurai Film
Painting the life of the common people in a world where the major daily chore was finding enough food, can lead readers to think they are indeed being presented with a bleak world. And yet, the Japanese culture has always been one of songs and dance and laughter. Some genre readers are excited by the swordplay, but wonder why […]
Painting the life of the common people in a world where the major daily chore was finding enough food, can lead readers to think they are indeed being presented with a bleak world. And yet, the Jap...
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Playing with some mapping.
An Inspired Map of 12th century Akitsushima -- Japan Yamabuki travels from the Taka compound to the capital of Heian-kyo Readers of today have asked for a map of Yamabuki's world. However, a 21st century map based on satellite positioning would show a universe totally at odds with what Yamabuki would likely have known. People in Yamabuki's era lived on a flat Earth suspended in space. The sun rose and set over the land. The oc...
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In her blog, Kate writes about the background of the world of Yamabuki and brings 12th-century Japan alive.
The writing blog of Katherine M. Lawrence
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Once the Amazon exclusive for ebooks lapses, we will also have epubs here for sale. Meanwhile, paperbacks and hardcovers. Store | Toot Sweet Ink
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Our new website is up, and now we have a store offering our books. (Books are still available via your favorite retailer. This particular title, Cold Trail, is available for preorder on Amazon as well as via our store.)
Pre-order — available July 2016 The hunter becomes the hunted as Yamabuki chases down the priest, turned ninja assassin. The chase leads her to a bandit fort in the high mountains where armies and mercenaries fight for spoils and power alongside of warrior-monks. Helping Yamabuki in her pursuit is another woman warrior, young Tomoe, as well as General Aoi who is seeking vengeance and will stop at nothing to achieve it. In the mids...
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Three days later, some personal thoughts about David Bowie.

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Katherine M. Lawrence shares some maps and thoughts about how Japan was perceived in 1172.
An Inspired Map of 12th century Akitsushima -- Japan Yamabuki travels from the Taka compound to the capital of Heian-kyo Readers of today have asked for a map of Yamabuki's world. However, a...
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writer, designer, geek
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writing, design, editing, book and magazine layout, video post, Drupal, css, html5, photography, cooking, snark
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  • Laura Lis Scott
    Author, 2004 - present
    Fiction and non-fiction. Blogging and non-blogging. Books and non-books.
  • Toot Sweet Ink
    Publisher and Editor, 2013 - present
    Independent publishing in print and digital. Contemporary fiction, historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction.
  • Pingv
    Co-Founder + Chief Creative Officer, 2009 - present
    Online strategy, design, UX, and development of websites and web applications. Eleven years' experience in Drupal.
  • Drupal Association
    Advisory Board. Formerly Board of Directors, 2008 - present
    Worldwide non-profit organization supporting the use and development of Drupal open source software.
  • Freelance web designer
    Web designer, 1995 - 2005
  • Freelance designer
    Art Director, Graphic Designer, 1999 - 2005
  • pingV
    Drupal Consultant, 2005 - 2006
  • freelance video
    Editor/Producer, 1995 - 2006
  • pingVision
    President, 2006 - 2009
  • BlogHer
    Contributing Editor, 2006 - 2011
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books • design • tech • space • life
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Education
  • Columbia University
    School of the Arts
    MFA
  • University of Chicago
    English
    BA
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Dancing in Samurai Film
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Painting the life of the common people in a world where the major daily chore was finding enough food, can lead readers to think they are in

Yamabuki's World -- 12th Century Japan
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An Inspired Map of 12th century Akitsushima -- Japan Yamabuki travels from the Taka compound to the capital of Heian-kyo Readers of today ha

Blog
katelore.com

The writing blog of Katherine M. Lawrence

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All of our books are available in hardcover and paperback. Retailers: For orders of ten books or more, please contact us for discounted pric

Cold Trail: Yamabuki and Tomoe
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Pre-order — available July 2016 The hunter becomes the hunted as Yamabuki chases down the priest, turned ninja assassin. The chase leads her

Cold Rain: Yamabuki and the Warrior Prince
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Ancient Japan: a medieval land of stunning beauty and unspeakable brutality... In a grand bid to preserve the royal bloodline, the warlord,

Yamabuki's World -- 12th Century Japan
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An Inspired Map of 12th century Akitsushima -- Japan Yamabuki travels from the Taka compound to the capital of Heian-kyo Readers of today ha

Amazon.com: Cold Rain: Yamabuki and the Warlord Prince (Sword of the Tak...
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Cold Rain: Yamabuki and the Warlord Prince (Sword of the Taka Samurai Book 2) - Kindle edition by Katherine M Lawrence. Download it once and

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Cold Sake: Yamabuki vs. the Undead: Katherine M Lawrence: 9780991266746:...
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Cold Heart: Yamabuki vs. the Ninja (Sword of the Taka Samurai Book Three...
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Cold Trail: Yamabuki and Tomoe (Sword of the Taka Samurai, Book Four): K...
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Cold Trail: Yamabuki and Tomoe (Sword of the Taka Samurai, Book Four) [Katherine M Lawrence] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying of

Amazon.com: Cold Rain: Yamabuki and the Warlord Prince (Sword of the Tak...
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Amazon.com: Cold Rain: Yamabuki and the Warlord Prince (Sword of the Taka Samurai, Book Two) (9781943194032): Katherine M Lawrence: Books

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But can human beings be trusted to be in complete control over their emotional reality?

Calling all those who were there: Potomac River Works - The Last Great A...
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The Last Great American Dynamite Plant was DuPont's Potomac River Works located near Martinsburg, West Virginia, near Hagerstown, Maryland.