Episode 63

Fictionalizing the Worst Natural Disaster in Michigan's History wsg. Carol Nickles

When Carol Nickles learned of the Great Thumb Fire of 1881, she knew she had to write a story about the families affected by the tragedy. She shares what the story meant to her as a Thumb Area resident, and how she went about writing her book, Thumb Fire Desire.

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Carol will be speaking at the St. Clair County Library and presenting a writer's workshop on Wednesday, August 10th. More information is available here:


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