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Books and Beer!

Author talk and book signing event, January 29, 12-2, Untold Brewing, Scituate. Sponsored by Buttonwood Books and Untold Brewing. See the...

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Secrets of the cover

People like the cover of my new book -- On a Cliff. Let’s take a peek inside the cover. Not inside the book, just inside the cover. The...

Published

The new book is out, On a Cliff. Available on Amazon, here. Thanks to the many contributors! See the Acknowledgments section at the end....

What he said

At a time when the humanities are attempting to defend their relevance, Stilgoe never doubts that simply looking can reveal important...

Book No. 2 Nearing Completion

Exciting to be so close to publishing. Had Intense period of editing, then book design stuff (resizing illustrations, etc.) Hoping to be...

Still still writing

But I believe I am in the home stretch. I have editors hard at work, and a cover design I like. I like this, as it rings true: A writer...

Still writing

Working on a history of Third Cliff, Scituate, from even before recorded time. Stay tuned.

Best Song Ever

My current nomination features an electric organ and bongos (thanks to a drum machine). It's funky and has a great message. "Why Can't We...

How did you become a historian?

It was an accident. I always loved maps. So when a course was advertised at the local Senior Center about "Scituate in Maps" I signed up....

Women's Suffrage Markers

Recently I worked to develop applications for markers at two historic suffrage sites in Boston. This is for the Pomeroy Foundation's...

Vote!

Please vote, if you haven't done so yet. The suffragists in my book Summer Suffragists worked for women's right to vote for many years....

Bookstore

Just a quick shout-out for Buttonwood Books in Cohasset, which is carrying my book. They have a great selection, including a section for...

Ships and shipyards

It's been really busy getting out the word about my new book, Summer Suffragists, checking out possible book awards, and arranging for a...

It Happened in a Zoom Chat

It took me a while to realize the significance, but the first person I learned that bought my book is a great great granddaughter of...

Published!

The book is out, as you probably noticed from the Home page, and available for purchase at Amazon. There is a print version (paperback)...

Centennial of Women's Suffrage Today

August 18, 2020. On this day 100 years ago, America adopted the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the vote. It was a great...

Self-publishing progress

Uploaded manuscript and cover to Amazon KDP. They passed the quality check. (Probably because I followed all their guidance on formatting...