Category Archives: Civil War

We all know about the stockades and the letters sewn on clothing, but not many know about the ‘scold’s bridle’ or ‘branks’ used on uncontrollable women.

When writing and sitting novels in certain eras and one want to remain authentic to the time period and its customs you will find that some of the practices were very demeaning, dehumanizing, and plain old cruel. The scarlet letter … Continue reading

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Quote from novel “Shellyanna”: “You can’t see the problem…….”

As every one knows I like to introduce a major player in the series before the books come out. Sort of like an old-fashioned matinee. To make the audience familiar with them. This is part of a conversation the main … Continue reading

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