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Fanny Palmer Austen, Navy Wife

Navy Wives Aboard British Warships A critique of Jane Austen’s Transatlantic Sister; The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen Jane Austen was a social realist in portraying everyday life [...]

Charleston — an inspiration for Keogh’s historical fiction

How We Write: The importance of place and time in storytelling Sometimes I think I could live on the road.  For me, travel is inspiring, invigorating, instructive, and necessary.  Particular [...]

By |2018-05-28T14:10:17-07:00May 25th, 2018|books, historical fiction, history, How We Write; a series of essays by guest authors, writing and publishing|Comments Off on Charleston — an inspiration for Keogh’s historical fiction

Iceland’s Immigrant Song

Iceland's original immigrant song may have been the poems composed by the helmsmen and women of the open rowboats, to aid them in remembering choice fishing spots. The first immigrants [...]

By |2018-04-12T14:12:30-07:00November 26th, 2017|history, maritime history, nautical history, women sailors|Comments Off on Iceland’s Immigrant Song
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