A Short, Squalid Tale

This stray article was in a February 19, 1913 edition of The Times and Democrat, an Orangeburg, South Carolina daily paper. According to the article, Mr. J.A. Brown was seeking a divorce from his wife Lizzie for cruelty and desertion. The Browns were residents of DeKalb County, Georgia, where they lived on a 27-acre farm…

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The Poisoned Glass is On Sale this Weekend (Oct 19-20)!

This weekend, you can buy The Poisoned Glass for 30% off at blackrosewriting.com! Use BOOKS30 for 30% off all weekend! All of their books are on sale, and I highly recommend YouMap by Kristin Sherry, too. As a certified YouMap coach, I’ve seen how empowered people are once they understand what they offer the world.…

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Successful 1905 Hoax Still Duping People

Have you ever heard the story of The Patient Bullet? In 1883 in the town of Honey Grove, Texas, Henry Ziegland dumped his fiancé, Maysie Tichnor. She was despondent and committed suicide. Her enraged brother decided Ziegland had to die. He went to Ziegland’s farm and shot the young man who had hurt his sister,…

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