Preservation Matters

The rumble resonated through the Motor Palace, shaking the walls. I ran to the front window and looked out to see a plume of dust rising to the sky from First Street. Demolition of the J.X. Woods Building had begun. I grabbed my camera and headed outside, staying through most of the day as bit-by-bit,…

History of 213 Kinsley

A love of history led me down the rabbit hole of newspaper archives. In my last two historic novels (now in the hands of my agent), I used era-correct newspapers to add historically accurate details. I figured why not use that tool to learn more about our properties? Thanks to the Winslow Mail archives, I…