Keith Skinner

About me

Keith Skinner was born in Phoenix, raised on a farm in Ohio, and has spent most of his adult life in the San Francisco Bay Area. He writes memoir, fiction, essays, and travel narrative. His travel pieces have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle and Travelers’ Tales. He is currently at work on his first novel, The Relentless Harvest, a story set along the nineteenth century Mendocino County coast where a lumber boom brings together three young lives.

From my website

Favorite History & Historical Fiction Links

Whether you're a history buff, a historical fiction fan, or a writer of historical fiction, here are some of the most useful sites I've found for 19th century California. Continue Reading → The post Favorite History & Historical Fiction Links appeared first on Keith Skinner: Writer. ©2013 "Keith Skinner, Author".…

William Walker: American President of Nicaragua

The person that would emerge as one of the era's most ambitious filibusters was a young man from Nashville, Tennessee by the name of William Walker. Early in life, Walker demonstrated remarkable ambition and brilliance, earning degrees in both law and medicine by the time he was 25. A diminutive…

Nicaragua: Expressway to California Gold

During the California gold rush in the mid-1800s, Nicaragua provided a reliable shortcut across Central America, but there were a few troubling challenges. Continue Reading → The post Nicaragua: Expressway to California Gold appeared first on Keith Skinner: Writer. ©2013 "Keith Skinner, Author". Use of this feed is for personal…

 
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