JOSIAH HENSON ‘USED HIS FREEDOM WELL’

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by Juliet Haines Mofford I have been on the trail of fugitive slave Josiah Henson (1789-1876) since working as Director of Education & Research at Andover Historical Society in Massachusetts.  I first came across this amazing fellow during my extensive … Continue reading

WRITING THE HISTORICAL NOVEL AND WEAVING FACT WITH FICTION

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By Timothy Best I’m very excited about my latest novel, A Farm In Pennsylvania. It’s my third novel released by the good folks at TouchPoint Press. It’s set in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1863, just a month or so after the battle … Continue reading

Creating Exceptional Characters by S.K. Derban

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Before a writer can effectively introduce any new character, that character must be created. Imagine reading about a woman with beautiful blue eyes, only to read later about the same woman with green eyes. It is easy for an author … Continue reading