Blog Posts - The Shakers

A Day at Canterbury Shaker Village

    I was thrilled to have my prose, an excerpt from a historical novel in progress about the Shakers, selected to be part of the show Shaker Traditions: Contemporary Translations. It was the first time I've ever been part of a juried art show. I w...
by Aint I A Writer? on Aug 10, 2016


Gleanings from Old Shaker Journals by Clara Endicott Sears      Reading this on line as part of the great amount of research I'm doing for my current novel.Yesterday I completed a couple of hours on the subject of New England women's underwear in...
by Aint I A Writer? on Jan 30, 2012

Miscellaneous Musings

      The other night someone (thank you Lesley) asked me to post another installment of my new novel on this blog. It was such a welcome complement! I was thrilled. And it was gratifying too since I have been hard at work on it all week; immersed...
by Aint I A Writer? on Jan 7, 2012

Re: “The Shakers”

Here’s a fine article from Religion & Ethics about the last Shaker community and the three remaining members. A movement that once had over 6,000 members in 23 communities in 19th century America. The article contains an interview of two of the...
by APOLOGETICA on Sep 23, 2010

Trending Topics