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Ohio Historical Marker Placed at Jediah Hill Covered Bridge

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, a crowd of about fifty people gathered at the Jediah Hill Covered Bridge in Mt. Healthy, Ohio to witness the unveiling of an Ohio Historical Marker commemorating the first test of Obed Hussey’s reaping machine in 1835. The mechanical reaper, which was […]

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Footnote Files: Parasitic Bots and Charley Horses

Footnote Files: Parasitic Bots and Charley Horses

I did a lot of research before writing Fips, Bots, Doggeries, and More. So much, in fact, that I had two filing cabinet drawers full of research and information about the people, places, and things mentioned in my great-great-great grandfather’s twenty-two page journal. A lot of that […]

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Simple Engineering of 19th Century Bridge Stands Test of Time

Simple Engineering of 19th Century Bridge Stands Test of Time

I’d read that the Jediah Hill covered bridge, named for my 4x great-grandfather who built it in 1850, was constructed in a queen-post truss design. My curiosity about all things related to my ancestors’ doings being insatiable, I set out to learn more: A queen-post bridge has […]

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90 Authors Share Their Best Writing Habits

90 Authors Share Their Best Writing Habits

Not too long ago, Yoav Ezer asked me to share my best writing habits. This was kind of funny because I don’t think of myself as particularly disciplined. But I was happy to share what DID work for me. No two writers are the same, and what […]

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Author Interview-Go-Round: Nina Day Gerard

This Author-Go-Round interview with Nina Day Gerard may answer some of the questions you’ve always wanted to ask about romance writing…but were afraid to ask!   Q: How did you become a romance writer? A: I gave myself the title Accidental Romance Writer. I’ve been writing stories […]

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Author Interview-Go-Round: Connie Peck

We’re back with another Author Interview-Go-Round! Today It’s my pleasure to host Connie Peck. Connie and I met at a book festival last year and I always look forward to seeing her on the circuit here in Texas! Thank you for inviting me to your blog. I’m […]

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Win a Free Copy of the Counteract Audio Book!

Giveaway ends February 15, 2016. FREE Bonus Content PDF for EVERY Entrant!   a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Historical Novel Features Author’s Great-Great Grandmother: Author Interview-go-Round With Linda Ulleseit

Welcome to the next installment of Author Interview-go-Round! Today’s featured author is Linda Ulleseit. I LOVE when authors use their ancestors as characters in books, so I’m so excited to check out Under the Almond Trees! Here’s Linda’s mock interview with her great-great grandmother: INTERVIEW WITH ELLEN […]

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Interview with Author Eve Connelly: Big Hearts

Hi, I’m Eve Connelly. I’m honored to be a part of this Author Interview-go-round and I’m pleased to be a guest on Tracy Lawson Books today! I’ve answered some hilarious questions in my book signings and at my first book reading at our local library. Here are […]

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Guest Post: Organize Your Workplace To Increase Productivity

Guest Post: Organize Your Workplace To Increase Productivity

Today I’m pleased to share this guest post from Emily Johnson at Omnipapers.com, where writers meet! Omnipapers.com shares tips, tricks, and advice on writing. Check out the awesome infographic below on how to organize your workplace: Increase Your Productivity at Home: Workplace Organization No matter what your […]

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