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I'm a writer, editor, translator and creator of jewelry and other pretties. For many years, I've enjoyed creative expression through handmade items, but I seem to return to beading again and again. Now I have a room dedicated to it.

Writing, editing and translating are my work as well as my calling. I published a book of short stories, titled Omaha Beach (available on Amazon; search "Erica Olson Jeffrey") in 2008. On a typical day, I translate (or edit translations of) French comic books and graphic novels. Can you say niche??

When writing fiction and poetry or creating jewelry and other beadwork, I'm inspired by family and friends, memories, overheard conversations, the glorious world we inhabit, and the creative works of those around me (especially my highly creative daughter)…

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  • Joined September 25, 2008

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words, food, vintage buttons, beads, vintage jewelry components

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About

I'm a writer, editor, translator and creator of jewelry and other pretties. For many years, I've enjoyed creative expression through handmade items, but I seem to return to beading again and again. Now I have a room dedicated to it.

Writing, editing and translating are my work as well as my calling. I published a book of short stories, titled Omaha Beach (available on Amazon; search "Erica Olson Jeffrey") in 2008. On a typical day, I translate (or edit translations of) French comic books and graphic novels. Can you say niche??

When writing fiction and poetry or creating jewelry and other beadwork, I'm inspired by family and friends, memories, overheard conversations, the glorious world we inhabit, and the creative works of those around me (especially my highly creative daughter).

Here's a good quote I heard, which I believe applies aptly to the creative urges inside us: "A fire left untended becomes just a pile of ashes."

Don't leave your fire untended!

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