Category Archives: historical interpretation

Some Thoughts on History

Post by Doris McCraw I’m in the midst of writing a novel due to be released in January. I’m also writing a paper for the library districts history symposium. Additionally, I’m thinking of taking the nanowrimo challenge this November.  So … Continue reading

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This post is by Nancy Jardine. Authors are often quoted as having the most amazing imagination but I’m not always sure that’s an instinctive attribute for all writers. Personally speaking, I need a little bit of help to kick start … Continue reading

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History of Dolls by Barbara Schlichting

Since my A First Ladies Mystery series is set in a dollhouse, I thought it’d be interesting to learn the history of dolls. Doll origins date to the beginning of time. Women passed their dolls down to their daughters as … Continue reading

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Beyond the Roman Frontier

This post is by Nancy Jardine Yesterday, I took a lovely coach trip to Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands in Scotland – at least that’s what it’s often unofficially named. My trip wasn’t a social one; it was another … Continue reading

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