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  1. The Five Crenshaws of Oconee County


    July 18, 2014 by kristin

    When I was 10 or 11, one of my favorite books was The Last Silk Dress by Ann Rinaldi. It …
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  2. Mourning the Mentone Springs Hotel

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    March 5, 2014 by kristin

    A few years ago, some friends, my hubby and I spent a beautiful September weekend in Mentone, Alabama, a tiny …
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  3. A New Hairstyle for Annabelle

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    July 25, 2013 by kristin

    During my most recent revision of my novel, I realized I had a failure of imagination when it came to …
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  4. The Mysterious Harisonia

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    May 9, 2013 by kristin

    Once upon a time when I still lived in my Victorian house, I coveted the gorgeous antique portraits decorating several …
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  5. All Hail the Turret

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    April 20, 2013 by kristin

    I have a Victorian house. This isn’t it. This one actually burned down in 1914 (major sad face) and was replaced with a Prairie style. Prairie style houses are okay and all, but is there anything better on earth than a turret?

  6. Old House Inspiration

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    March 6, 2013 by kristin

    I have long been an old house lover. It happened some time in childhood, when I devoured everything L.M. Montgomery at the local bookstore and wanted to live in a slanty-ceilinged nook of a room like Anne Shirley.

    Several years ago, I convinced my husband we should buy a Victorian house in a tiny town off the beaten path. We lived there happily for several years, bashing out 70’s-era bathroom tile on the weekends.

About Kristin

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Historical fiction writer and reader. Procrastinator. Sewist. Slytherin. Fan of red lipstick, rock 'n' roll, and everything vintage.

Current Work-in-Progress

The Boy in the Red Dress

When her drag queen best friend is accused of murdering a socialite, a Jazz Age Veronica Mars searches for the real killer in the seedy underbelly and glittering upper crust of 1931 New Orleans.


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