Category Archives: Blue Gray & Crimson

Good-bye, Gettysburg (I’ll Miss You)

I don’t like good-byes. But it’s part of life, and I’ve realized there are different types of good-byes. Happily, today’s good-bye is not forever. It’s more of a conclusion…so we can say “hello” to something new. A year ago, I made an … Continue reading

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Art For A Novel: Bringing A Scene To Life

We form ideas based on our first impressions – it’s a fact of life. It’s not really fair and can lead to some bad conclusions. (Ask me about General James Longstreet!) So even though there’s the old saying “don’t judge … Continue reading

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An “Author Interview” – Part 2

This is Part 2 of my “interview of myself”, with the purpose of sharing about my life and work as a writer. (You can find the Introduction and Part 1 HERE). And now, without further ado, I will continue answering questions … Continue reading

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An “Author Interview” – Part 1

During the last few months, I’ve enjoyed going to book signings. It’s always nice to meet readers who are interested in my historical novel Blue, Gray & Crimson: A Story of Civilian Courage at Gettysburg. At these events, I usually answer … Continue reading

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Creating Characters – A Book of Inspiration

I’ll tell you a secret. March 2016 will be the last month of the blog series “Back to Gettysburg on Tuesdays.” But don’t worry – you’ll still get weekly Civil War history articles through a completely new series! In this … Continue reading

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Making A National Park

So…Gettysburg was first a town and farming community, then a battleground of two large armies, then a tourist destination, and now a National Military Park. How did Gettysburg battlefield come under the protection of the National Park Service? And who … Continue reading

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