Category Archives: writing as it relates to my blog posts and readers’ sensitivities

further reflections upon my post “the greatest country” (and about the writing process)

    I have received (much to my surprise) harsh criticisms over the past couple of days in response to a new post of mine: “the greatest country in the world” https://rogersgleanings.com/2017/01/26/the-greatest-country-in-the-world/ It appears that I have committed “thought crime,” that … Continue reading

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On the Question of Writing as It Relates to Potentially Sensitive Material on This Blog

    The following is an email of mine to a critic of a post of mine on this site who felt (inexplicably to me) that I had disclosed information in the post about someone from my distant past that … Continue reading

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the Pocasset murder (1879)

      ‘The Pocasset Murder’       See attached, downloadable Word document (above). Plus, see text below (which includes a summary/abstract). See also https://rogersgleanings.com/2016/08/28/newspaper-accounts-of-the-pocasset-murder-edith-burgess-ellis-d-1879/     *********************************************************       Abstract:   Five year old Edith Burgess Freeman … Continue reading

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