History Tools

The Writer’s Perspective: Local Non-Fiction Authors Talk About How They Write and Get Published **NEW**

Speakers: Bob Plumb and Jim Johnston

Bob Plumb and Jim Johnston have, between them, Published dozens of articles on history in the likes of the New York Times, the Washington Post, and four books. Their books have been published by commercial publishers, academic presses, and self-published. If you’ve ever thought about writing an article or book on a non-fiction subject or if you just want to know how the process works, Plumb and Johnston will give you the benefit of their personal experiences in this informative session.


Developing a Persona and Historical Character for Your Site or Museum 

Speaker: Several MCHS Reenactors/Speakers

Explore the process and fun of creating and developing an accurate and interesting persona for an historical character. Explore choosing a character, how to research the character’s life and times, and the necessity of keeping the interpretation fresh and interesting.