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Betty Bolte
Worked at Author of romantic and/or historical fiction
Attended UAHuntsville
Lived in Eldersburg, Maryland
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I love to write. To put words on a page that express exactly what I want to say. I’ve written a lot of different documents, too. Fiction, like short stories and novels, as in my historical romances and paranormal romances. Those are the most fun to write,…
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Today I’m happy to welcome my friend and fellow author, Amy Boyles. She’s here to introduce you to her favorite dessert recipe and to her super fun series, Bless Your Witch. Take it away, Amy! Hey y’all, if you haven’t tried Strawberry Pretzel Salad, boy…
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I’m kicking off a new series today that I’m calling Tasty Tuesdays. What, you may be asking, is tasty about Tuesdays? Well, in the coming weeks and months, you’ll get to sample a variety of foods along with why they are important or meaningful to a…
I’m kicking off a new series today that I’m calling Tasty Tuesdays. What, you may be asking, is tasty about Tuesdays? Well, in the coming weeks and months, you’ll get to sample a variety of foods a…
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My character Nathaniel Williams earns some extra money in Evelyn’s Promise by helping to move items into the collection of America’s first museum, founded in 1773, at the Daniel Cannon house on what is now Queen Street, Charleston, SC. (I used the present…
My character Nathaniel Williams earns some extra money in Evelyn’s Promise by helping to move items into the collection of America’s first museum, founded in 1773, at the Daniel Cannon house on wha…
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When I was researching for Hometown Heroines: True Stories of Bravery, Daring, and Adventure back in the 1990s, I ventured out into many different cemeteries. It’s always a somber moment to locate the grave of a person, whether you knew them or not. The…
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Westward expansion of America happened through the courage and dauntless efforts of many pioneers. Among them was Virginia Reed, who at age 12 years survived one of the most dangerous and horrific winters. She was a member of the ill-fated Donner Party.…
Westward expansion of America happened through the courage and dauntless efforts of many pioneers. Among them was Virginia Reed, who at age 12 years survived one of the most dangerous and horrific …
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Please help me welcome Sophia Kimble with her delicious recipe for potato pierogies, a recipe from her husband’s grandmother. Sophia has some tempting stories to share as well. Take it away, Sophia! Pierogies are a popular Polish dish, and were…
Please help me welcome Sophia Kimble with her delicious recipe for potato pierogies, a recipe from her husband’s grandmother. Sophia has some tempting stories to share as well. Take it away, Sophia…
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I’m a little concerned about an apparent trend in America. A recent Pew Research Center survey stated that book reading by adults has declined 6% from 2011, and that adults reading novels fell 14% in the same period. I find this troubling, not only as an…
I’m a little concerned about an apparent trend in America. A recent Pew Research Center survey stated that book reading by adults has declined 6% from 2011, and that adults reading novels fell 14% …
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Being a writer means that I have a strong imagination. Which is great for creating stories but also means I can swing into doubt and even discouragement easily. Yes, I try to look on the positive side of events, but I can still see the negatives. Keeping…
Being a writer means that I have a strong imagination. Which is great for creating stories but also means I can swing into doubt and even discouragement easily. Yes, I try to look on the positive s…
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The inspiration for the A More Perfect Union series of historical romances came from reading early American literature. An essay by Judith Sargent Murray, specifically, in which she argued for equal education for girls, and argued against the mistaken…
The inspiration for the A More Perfect Union series of historical romances came from reading early American literature. An essay by Judith Sargent Murray, specifically, in which she argued for equa…
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  I love to do research, especially into American history. But for my contemporary ghost story, Traces, I had Meredith find the skeleton of one of her ancestors. Then I had a question: what would she be required to do after finding it? In other words,…
I love to do research, especially into American history. But for my contemporary ghost story, Traces, I had Meredith find the skeleton of one of her ancestors. Then I had a question: what wo…
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When America’s Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the city of Philadelphia rejoiced by shooting guns into the air, parading through the streets, and many toasts with ale and whiskey, as well as celebratory…
When America’s Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the city of Philadelphia rejoiced by shooting guns into the air, parading through the streets, and many …
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Author and editor
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  • Author of romantic and/or historical fiction
    Writer/editor
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Previously
Eldersburg, Maryland - Sterling, Virginia - Arcadia, Indiana - Halethorpe, Maryland - Canton, Georgia - Taft, Tennessee - Indianapolis, Indiana - Ellicott City, Maryland
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Author of historical and supernatural romantic fiction.
Introduction

Writing is my first love, next to my husband and children. The element of the unexplained in our lives influences my romantic stories, whether set in the present or the past. Learn more about me at my website: www.bettybolte.com.

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Breast cancer survivor (since 1996)
Education
  • UAHuntsville
    2012
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Female