Travails of Biography: The Brutal, Problematic and Necessary Job of Editing

Greetings, all. I am back from a much-needed vacation! Blue Hill was wonderful. I always feel close to Emilie Loring there. Nova Scotia inspired. Cape Cod made connections. And Boston reassured. This was where Emilie began and her biography took root. Every time I am here, I feel the necessity of telling her story. Now that … More Travails of Biography: The Brutal, Problematic and Necessary Job of Editing

Guest Post: A Cheerful Print Frock and Emilie Loring

We first met Heide in When the Best Stories are Both New and Old.  I’m so happy she agreed to write us a full post.  Enjoy! The first Emilie Loring book I read was Bright Skies. I don’t really remember why I picked up that book in the little school library [My cousin and I were helping my aunt … More Guest Post: A Cheerful Print Frock and Emilie Loring

Sure, an’ ‘Tis a Fine Day fer the Blarney

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Here’s a little wearing’ o’ the green in Boston and Blue Hill and an affectionate look at Emilie Loring’s memorable, Irish characters.  “I’m Bridie, the head chambermaid, Miss… Sure an’ ye’ll like it here, fine.  I come to this house as a gur-rl more’n twenty-five years ago, an’ I ain’t never … More Sure, an’ ‘Tis a Fine Day fer the Blarney