Monthly Archives: May 2016

Decoration Day Honored U.S. Civil War Veterans; Later Became Memorial Day

I posted this last year, but think it deserves posting again. On May 5, 1868, Major General John A. Logan, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans, declared Decoration Day as a time … Continue reading

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Updated: Resources for Authors, Editors & Indie Publishers

I have updated my web page Resources for Authors, Editors & Indie Publishers. It includes my latest presentation “Using Social Media for Promoting Your Book: The Why, Where, When and How” — this is an introductory overview, with links to … Continue reading

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Using Social Media for Promoting Your Book

I will be speaking at the San Diego Writers & Editors Guild meeting on Monday, May 23, 2016. Topic: Using Social Media for Promoting Your Book: The Why, Where, When and How Profile: Larry Edwards is an award-winning author, editor, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and the U.S. Civil War

Originally posted on Polishing Your Prose:
With Mother’s Day just a few days away, I began to wonder about the history of the day purported to honor mothers. Did it exist during the U.S. Civil War? If it did, Oney…

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