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Read a Great Book on Writing

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and NEW recommended book lists, please visit my new site at: https://stephaniestorey.com Yesterday, I taught a Historical Fiction class at the Red Clay Writers' Conference for the Georgia Writers' Association... Continue Reading →

7 Reasons to Visit Cezanne’s Studio

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and other news, please visit my new site at: https://stephaniestorey.com Are you planning a trip to Southern France and trying to decide whether a trip to Cezanne's studio in Aix-en-Provence... Continue Reading →

To Succeed as an Artist, Seek an Unbalanced Life: Lessons from Gaudi

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For an updated version of this post, please visit https://stephaniestorey.com/blog/to-succeed-as-an-artist-seek-an-unbalanced-life I hear it all the time: To be happy, you must seek balance. "The only way to be a successful human being is to NOT... Continue Reading →

Gaudi’s La Pedrera: Night or Day?

Nearly everyone's "Must See" list in Barcelona includes a visit to the Antoni Gaudi apartment building Casa Milà (commonly called La Pedrera). It's widely considered a modernist masterpiece and WELL worth a trip. But when you go to buy your tickets, you'll... Continue Reading →

Casa Batlló: My Dream Home

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates about my novels and other news, please visit my new website at https://stephaniestorey.com Over 13 months ago, my husband and I sold our condo in Los Angeles to go on the road to... Continue Reading →

To Be a Cubist, You Have to Have Been Born in Malaga

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates about my novels and other news, please visit my new website at https://stephaniestorey.com One of our first stops in Spain was the Reina Sofia in Madrid to see Guernica. Seeing Pablo Picasso's anti-war masterpiece... Continue Reading →

Up Close with Renoir in Madrid

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates about my novels and other news, please visit my new website at https://stephaniestorey.com The artwork must grab you, envelop you, transport you... -Pierre-Auguste Renoir When I came to Spain, I expected to get... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Must See Art in Los Angeles

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and other news and posts, please visit my NEW SITE at: https://stephaniestorey.com Since my bestselling novel, Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo, is art historical fiction, a lot... Continue Reading →

10 Reasons to Visit the Phillips Collection

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and other news and posts, please visit my NEW SITE at: https://stephaniestorey.com When you visit DC, your "to do" list is long: Capitol, White House, Supreme Court. The Vietnam, Jefferson,... Continue Reading →

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