Author Archives: libertyfreedom

Culture & Cuisine

New England colonies seafood, dairy, pies, beans, turkey, game, maple syrup, cranberries, potatoes, seasonal food Pennsylvania Dutch soups, egg noodles, broth, pot roast, sauerkraut, pork, sausage , ginger bread, apples Southern colonies sweet potatoes,grits, okra, bread pudding, fried green tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Colonial exports to Britian

New England colonies New Hampshire : cattle, fish, lumber, fur Rhode Island: cattle, corn, lumber, ships Massachusetts: whale,metals and metal products, raw wool, and ships Connecticut: : flour, dried meat, rum, and iron bars Middle colonies: New York: horses, beer, fine flour, flax, and … Continue reading

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Dutch nobility titles

Kiezer (Emperor) Koning (King) Aartshertog (Archduke) Hertog (Duke) Prins (Prince) Markies (Marquis) Graaf (Earl) Burgraaf (Viscount) Baron* Erfelijke Ridder (Hereditary knight) Ridder (Knight) Schildknapp (Esquire) Jonkeers (Gentleman) Also going to use the suffixes De and Van for my original characters … Continue reading

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Not another Gone with the Wind

My main or central theme or historical fiction setting is the 13 first colonial states of America. Essential is therefore the European emigration, religion and the Mayflower… But still it’s not another North and South and certainly not another Gone … Continue reading

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Family trees

For some reason I always tend to create the most intrinsic family trees for my fictional characters. And it isn’t just one version there’s several usually at least two or three. It’s a favorite past time of mine maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Progress so far

Research is fun but what’s really time consuming and frustrating is how to create different family constalations that makes your main plots and side plots work together.

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Progress

Working on my manuscript, feeling really excited and inspired as well. Sort of dreeding what may come…

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Nobel laureates

Marie Curie, Physics 1903 Selma Lagerlöf, Literature 1909 Sigrid Undset, 1928 Gabriela Mistral, 1945 Nadine Gordimer,1991 Toni Morrison, 1993 Wisława Szymborska, 1996 Elfriede Jelinek, 2004 Doris Lessing, 2007 Herta Müller, 2009 Alice Munro, 2013 Svetlana Alexivich, 2015

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WW I

Was centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history.Over 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians died … Continue reading

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1783 or 1790

I’m pretty sure where to begin my fiction about setting and timeperiod. What I still don’t know for certain is where it should end-with the end of the American Revolution or in 1790.

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