“Find Drama in Your Housework!”

Today’s quick post comes from the Sunday edition of the New York Tribune, January 25, 1914, which illustrated “Woman’s Varied Interests.” Besides housework, the featured interests included dancing, menus, and etiquette. Woo hoo! Before she became a novelist, Emilie Loring had different writing goals. You may recognize some of the following as text that appeared … More “Find Drama in Your Housework!”

She Fell Secretly in Love with Her Character

He admires her bravery. “What is this? A movie company on location?” She trusts him on sight and admires his quick thinking. He bent as if to kiss her, whispered:–“Name’s Drex. Danger.” Before Kay Chesney and Drex Hamilton leave the seedy, border-town bar and cross the International Bridge into Mexico, they are forced into marriage by an … More She Fell Secretly in Love with Her Character

Entertainment Brings A New Spirit, A New Resolve

The Bakers were an entertaining family.  Emilie’s father acted, gave readings, and wrote eighty-nine amateur plays in his spare time.  The family put on plays for weeks at a time in their home, and the children took part before they were even in school.  Rachel, Emilie, and Robert belonged to an acting troupe at their church that put … More Entertainment Brings A New Spirit, A New Resolve