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Texas Panic of 1860 part 3

By on March 3, 2015

For the past two weeks I’ve been posting a little about the historical background for my novel, Firebrand, concerning the Texas Panic of 1860, where mysterious fires spread across counties in…

History & Research

Texas Panic of 1860 (part 2)

By on February 24, 2015

If you missed my post last week, I started discussing some of the historical background for my novel, the Texas Panic of 1860. Mysterious fires broke out in July…

History & Research

Texas Panic of 1860

By on February 17, 2015

For these next few posts I want to share a little of the historical backdrop in which the events of my novel take place, both in the north and…

History & Research

William Lloyd Garrison

By on February 3, 2015

To meet the theme of modern-day abolition with my writing and research, I’m reblogging a post from a few years back. Since my novel centers around two teenage abolitionists in…

History & Research Writing

A rainy day of research

By on September 13, 2014

So it finally rained, as my weather app has been threatening it would all week, so I’m very glad I got the footwork done yesterday. Also, this week has…