by Kristin Holt | Aug 3, 2015 | Articles
I share My Personal Top 5 Reasons AUTHORS (especially me) Benefit From (touring and visiting) Historical Residences. I’ve visited many and share highlights as well as personal epiphanies of the value of researching history up close and personal.
by Kristin Holt | Jul 16, 2015 | Articles
Laundry, back in the day, was accomplished in a kettle over an outdoor fire. Every bucket of water was carried from a river, lake, well, or pump. In this secret recipe from a Kentucky grandmother to her newlywed granddaughter, learn how laundry was accomplished on the homestead pre-washing machine era (which did occur in the 19th century). This time-intensive chore required skill and elbow grease.
by Kristin Holt | Jun 10, 2015 | Articles
Different authors have different methods of naming their characters. I share mine–because I can’t select just any name (historically accurate or not) for my characters.
by Kristin Holt | Feb 10, 2015 | Articles
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by Kristin Holt | Jun 9, 2014 | Articles
A Peek Inside Gideon’s Secondhand Bride shares most of a scene from within the novella. This scene, wherein John Gideon teaches his mail-order bride of convenience to shoot his rifle. This interaction occurs near the middle of the book, so it’s not visible in Amazon’s “look inside” feature.