This is a bizarre question to ask, isn’t it? One cannot say that fault solely belongs to the Native Indians for the King Philip's War. The conflict was a collision of cultures. The two sides didn’t understand one another. In many ways, happened then, students of history have seen before, have seen repeated, is seeing … Continue reading Would You Pay To See King Philip’s Hand In A Jar?
Author: Author Eric J Ostroff
Sour Grapes?…The “Battle of Bloody Brook”
The year is 1675. It is the beginning of King Philip's War, and the English colonists are losing...BADLY. The natives have free reign of the countryside, attacking every town, every farm, and every traveler at will. The English had the distinction of being one of the greatest powers of the time in Europe. Even though … Continue reading Sour Grapes?…The “Battle of Bloody Brook”
A thing that frustrates me is when I spend a long time on something, and then it turns out that I have wasted my time doing it. I am not pointing out the editing process of my work. There are bound to be mistakes discovered. It is the position of the editor to find those … Continue reading Stop!!!
An Author’s Frustration…
There are times when as an author, a day just isn't working for me. I am not able to get my brain to focus on the work that I am doing for the day. I want to rip my notes that it has taken me seven to eight years to research. I wish to throw … Continue reading An Author’s Frustration…
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Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. - Margaret Fuller
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A reader reads a thousand lives before he dies.- George R.R. Martin
Dig for that Nugget
A family may be large, or it may be small. A family may be close, or it may have dysfunction and estrangement. Regardless, every family has traditions and a story of its origin. I am going to tell you the story of a family that immigrated to Boston in 1897. This family had TEN children. … Continue reading Dig for that Nugget
The Missing Sachem’s Club
The King Philip’s War has the distinction as being known as the bloodiest conflict per capita than any other war in American history. The colonists had settled in the New World, where they sought religious freedom and new opportunities. Although relations with the Native Peoples were initially on good terms, the desire for expansion led … Continue reading The Missing Sachem’s Club
The Metacom Saga is the true story of the King Philip’s War, Philip’s last chance to drive back the frontier settlements from their native lands and regain his culture’s sovereignty. The conflict stands as the first prolonged Indian war with the English colonies. Its themes that are present in this story can also be found … Continue reading Vacuum Domicilium