17 things people don’t know about Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction in the USA

I “knew” that Lincoln freed the slaves. These freed people were given rights as citizens by the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, and the right to vote by the 15th Amendment. Neat and clean, right? So why are there still problems 100-and-some-odd years later? I decided to do some research. This is not an exhaustive … More 17 things people don’t know about Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction in the USA

How to read an eBook if you don’t own an eReader

I received an offer for a FREE ebook from K. M. Weiland, an author who writes about Novel Structure, Character Arcs, and other writer-y topics.  She also writes novels herself.  The book available for free is called Dreamlander and looks like this:  I’ve spoken to several friends and family who are new to the eBook world. … More How to read an eBook if you don’t own an eReader