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At the Lynching Tree

by Sarah Withrow King

As the sun set and the wind picked up, we stood under this tree and held a memorial for four men who were lynched here. 963 more words

We will begin with a few words by Claudine Ferrell

I am grateful to Claudine Ferrell for writing the introduction for this book. Claudine is a professor of history at the University of Mary Washington, where she has taught for more than 30 years. 312 more words

Virginia History

What color would you like, sir?

The questions that my editor asked reminded me of the goofy things that Gilda Radner would say as Baba Wawa on Saturday Night Live. But I understood why he wanted to know, and I enjoyed answering him. 246 more words

Virginia History

"With Creativity you don't need to scream to be heard." (Dave Trott 01/02/2016)

I often share with you Dave Trott’s incisive insights that he publishes on his outstanding blog.  He really is a hero of mine and the best living writer on advertising (but really on creativity). 538 more words


Thinking about a cover

My editor has been thinking about the cover for this book, and last week he asked me to list the photos that I thought would work best. 155 more words

Virginia History

Power of Word

It can be rewarding, or
Result in beheading,
Uplifting, mesmerizing, or
Insanely deflating. 126 more words