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Elle Jauffret
Writer ~ Lawyer 

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Halloween is in the air

October has been a month of enchantment, and it's not just because of the falling leaves and cool breezes. From wandering through pumpkin patches (Southern California style), searching for the perfect gourd to carve into a grinning jack-o'-lantern, to the celestial drama of a solar eclipse castin...

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Greetings, fellow history enthusiasts and puzzle solvers! Today, let's delve into the enigmatic and perplexing world of the Voynich Manuscript, one of the most captivating unsolved mysteries in the realm of ancient manuscripts.   The Manuscript’s Origins — The Voynich Manuscript is an ancient cod...

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Bouchercon

Attending my first Bouchercon, the renowned convention for crime writers, has been an absolute thrill. Surrounded by the sharpest minds in the genre, I'm relishing every moment of the event. Engaging in fascinating discussions about intricate plots, mysterious characters, and the art of crafting ...

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San Diego ComicCon

     Summer brought with it the much-awaited Comic Con, and I couldn't be more thrilled to be part of the action! My husband and I took the plunge into the world of cosplaying for the first time. It was my husband’s first time at Comic Con (he is more of the serious scientific type, so watching h...

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It's Shark Week!

The rugged shores of Southern California hold a captivating secret beneath the waves—the realm of sharks. As a resident of this coastal wonderland, the mere mention of sharks sparks a thrill of mystery and adventure. These elusive and powerful creatures roam the ocean depths, leaving...

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"25 Million Stitches" was initiated and conceived in May 2019 by Jennifer Kim Sohn, a multimedia artist and activist, in Sacramento, CA (https://www.jenniferkimsohn.com)  to create a community of art activists, to visually document the enormity of the number of refugees in the world and to sustai...

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Morning stroll on the beach capturing the beauty of Velella. Also known as "by-the-wind sailors," Velella are fascinating and mysterious marine creatures that sometimes invade the beaches of Southern California. These small, jellyfish-like organisms are often seen washed up on the shores in larg...

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Camp Nanowrimo

Prepping for next week/#campnanowrimo and disappearing for a month. Cheers to all Camp Nanowrimo writers out there. May the 30 days of April get you closer to your goals! Camp NaNoWriMo is a unique and creative twist on the traditional National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. Taking p...

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Nestled along the picturesque coastline of La Jolla, California, lies the enchanting Sunny Jim Sea Cave. This natural wonder, accessible only by sea, captivates visitors with its intriguing name and breathtaking beauty. A visit to Sunny Jim promises a unique adventure, as you venture into the dar...

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The Girl Without Shadow

I am thrilled to have my short story, THE GIRL WITHOUT SHADOW, included in this beautiful literary journal for children. To read the story, click here and go to page 23 of the online magazine.   

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