The first intimation Gay Latimer had of danger was Eric Crane’s quick shake of the stick and seizure of the controls… … More An Emilie Loring Short Story: A Girl with Two Minds
Learning isn’t telling, whether you’re writing a novel or a biography. Telling requires selection, and what doesn’t go into your narrative is… what? Lost forever? … More The Awful Editing Process: Fascinating Things that Won’t Make it into Your Book
Gay opened the box and lifted out a mass of crimson roses which flooded the room with fragrance. “My word, how gorgeous, Gay! Two dozen! Look at the length of the stems! I’ve heard that red vibrates. Now I know it. Each one of the roses is broadcasting a message. Today is Yours Spring has … More The Vogue of Roses, Emilie Loring Style
“Stories are like good friends. The better acquainted with them you become, the better you like them.” … More Found on Emilie’s Shelf: A Favorite Children’s Story
UPDATE! UPDATE! UPDATE! “I’m still betting on Emilie Loring being at the Bellevue Hotel in April 1950.” She was. It turned out that there was a special Enumeration District for the Bellevue Hotel. I found it marked in pen on a map of the downtown Boston Enumeration Districts. (See the original post here) There she … More And Here She Is! Found in the 1950 Census!
The 1950 Census was released on April first, 72 years after it was taken. This was Emilie Loring’s last census, one more chance to learn something about her. Think of all that can happen in ten years, in the world and in a life. In 1940, the United States had not yet entered into World … More Where Did She Go? Trying Out the 1950 Census
Last week, Dr. Peter Gerard overheard Jean Maxwell’s declaration, “I will never marry a physician!” Let’s see what happens next… … More Part II: Emilie Loring’s “Why?”