150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 20, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 20, 1861
April 20 (Sat.): Commenced early as 8 to make the flag. Mrs. Folger and Mrs. Devon used their sewing machines.[1] Mrs. M., Mary, Anna, Em B., […]

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The Lost Company — Chapter One: First 1,000 words

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2011

Chapter 1
Captain Jack Hickman stood in front of the company, not quite knowing what to say. The fifty-nine-year-old antique dealer faced his followers, fifty friends all who enjoyed Civil War re-enacting. Jack had commanded these […]

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The Writing Process — The Lost Company

Posted on Sunday, October 10th, 2010

The Writing process — more thoughts on how The Lost Company was written.
In order to determine what would happen to each modern character I created a random-selection casualty chart and used some of my son’s […]

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