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Behind the Scenes at the Indiana Civil War Exhibit at the Indiana Historical Society

“A Letter Home from Gettysburg” is the new exhibit at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick History Center in downtown Indianapolis. Our family, two children, spouses and one grandchild were available to go to participate in this interesting “living history” presentation.
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Hawthorne editor Allen Boyer has a personal new book about World War II: here’s how it came about. . .

When my father talked about the war, it was at night, on an empty highway.  We lived in Mississippi, all our relatives lived in Indiana, and we made that long round-trip twice a year.  After dark, hours behind us, hours
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The Little Bookstore That Could: Bookmamas in Irvington Survives and Prospers in an Age Where “It can’t be done.”

Bookmamas, the little Bookstore in the Historic Irvington section of Indianapolis, has been compared to the classic story of The Little Engine That Could. In that story, a train loaded with toys needs an engine to pull it over the
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Writing for small-town newspapers: instant credentials

I am offering a workshop at the Indiana Writers’ Center on “stringing,” writing for all kinds of small-town and local residential papers in our state. Tim Timmons of the Crawfordsville The Paper of Montgomery County has co-hosted these workshops. His
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