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My attempt at completing the first challenge in the Booksie Idol competition. The challenge was to write a story with a hotel as the location, discovery as the theme, and a book as an important object. Here it is.
In Up From Corinth: Book 2 of Journey Into Darkness, Duane Kinkadeâ€™s search for his father leads him to the Confederate Army at Corinth, Mississippi, and into battle near a church called Shiloh at a place called Pittsburg Landing. He finds himself in a quagmire when the circumstances of...
By Pedro Berg Johnsen
This is actually the first chapter, or rather the prologue, of a book I'm working on. It's only a rough first draft, so don't be too harsh! I know it's filled with grammatical errors and that several parts needs to "fleshed out", so to speak. As Hemingway said; "The first draft of everything is...
Bertram "Ben" Tambling is the last boy on earth to be afraid of the dark--until he becomes blind.
In 1864, Ben is only 15 but already an experienced sharpshooter in the Confederate Army. When he is assigned a duty outside of normal bounds, his identity becomes blurred as he is mistaken for a...
This poem was created for a history project. Enjoy!
This is dedicated to my grandfather, the man who first instilled a love for history in me.
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The story of a Confederate sharpshooter unit's first major engagement.