Monthly Archives: November 2014

My Guest, Author Jane Davis

Originally posted on Layered Pages:
Stephanie: Quite often I have writers who get in touch with me about Beta Readers. They want to know how useful they are, what using them involves and so on. After much thought I decided…

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One Doughboy’s bitter reminiscence of the Armistice on the Western Front, November 11, 1918

Originally posted on History & Lore of the Old World War:
Detail from F.C. Yohn’s painting, “Last Night of the War”, depicting the 5th Marines crossing the Meuse on the night of November 10-11, 1918. This reminiscence of the Armistice…

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The bloodied shirts of a dead king

Originally posted on ANNA BELFRAGE:
They found him in the aftermath of the Battle of Lützen, 382 years ago today. His looted body was naked except for the three knee length linen shirts he had worn as protection against the…

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The Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick

Originally posted on A Writer of History:
When I began THE SUMMER QUEEN by Elizabeth Chadwick – a signed copy, I might add – I promised myself I would read it purely for pleasure rather than with pen in hand to…

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