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Young wannabe author says hello

Post by Jabrosky » Sat March 3rd, 2012, 4:32 am

I'm a 22-year-old Biological Anthropology major at the University of California in San Diego, but I also enjoy archaeology, history, cultural anthropology, and paleontology. I am especially interested in ancient Egyptian and other African history. Right now I'm trying to write a historical novel set in prehistoric Africa which is about the origins of the Egyptian civilization. I look forward to posting in this community!

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Sat March 3rd, 2012, 8:17 am

Welcome to the forum. Great to have you here.

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Post by Misfit » Sat March 3rd, 2012, 1:50 pm

Hi Jabrosky, welcome to the forum.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat March 3rd, 2012, 3:21 pm

Hi, Jabrosky. I write too, but this is a place where I discuss what I read. What do you like to read?

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Post by erechwydd » Sat March 3rd, 2012, 5:50 pm

Welcome to the forum, Jabrosky! :)

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Post by bevgray » Sat March 3rd, 2012, 8:20 pm

Hi Jarbrosky. With your interest in archaeology and ancient culture, you might enjoy Allen Drury's historical fiction about the Pharoah Akhenaten. The books were published back in the 1970s but are still quite good.
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Post by Madeleine » Sat March 3rd, 2012, 9:34 pm

Hello and welcome, and good luck with your writing.
Currently reading "Destroying Angel" by S G MacLean

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Post by SarahWoodbury » Sun March 4th, 2012, 1:29 am

Welcome to the forum! I'm an anthropologist by training, but an author all the rest of the time :)

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Post by fljustice » Mon March 5th, 2012, 4:10 pm

Welcome, Jabrosky and best of luck with your research and writing. Would you happen to have any non-fiction recommendations about the Kushite kingdom? I have The Kingdom of Kush by Derick A. Welsby and Ancient African Civilatizations: Kush and Axum edited by Stanely Burstein, but still looking for morel.
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Post by parthianbow » Mon March 5th, 2012, 5:44 pm

Hello Jabrosky, and welcome!
Ben Kane
Bestselling author of Roman military fiction.
Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

Twitter: @benkaneauthor

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