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  • Welcome!

    June 27, 2019 by

    Thanks for visiting my site. I’m Bette Bono, author of the historical fiction, time travel novels The Better Angels and Fear Itself, and the short story collection Neighbors and Other Stories. What’s this blog about? My writing mixes many things I love, and so does this blog. Here you can find posts on history, books,… Read more

  • Great Lines

    March 31, 2021 by

    Writers of all kinds yearn for the blissful experience of writing a great line, a line that will reach readers, a line that will be remembered. Readers often have favorite lines from literature, lines they can quote from memory. Here’s a story about the gods that created “great lines in literature.” The two gods had… Read more

  • Remembering the Titanic

    April 17, 2020 by

    The Titanic sank 108 years ago on its maiden voyage. It had set sail from Southampton, England, on April 10, 1912. After picking up additional passengers in Cherbourg and Queenstown, it headed for New York. At 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, April 14—a calm, frigid, and moonless night—it struck an iceberg. By 2:20 a.m., Monday, April… Read more

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