Shot in the Butt: Lessons I've Learned About What NOT to Write

Shot in the Butt: Lessons I've Learned About What NOT to Write

by Gary W. Clark

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Every 5th grader should read this. Along with every adult who likes a chuckle at reality. All we learn in school is the heroic highlights of those we put on pedestals. Well, they had everyday faux pas, just like you and me. Well, not like you and me unless you have been shot in the butt. I haven't.

Follow a lighthearted recital of an embarrassing moment for Captain Meriwether Lewis of Lewis and Clark fame. It is a very short-story, framed especially for the millions of genealogists and family historians who are writing their own family history.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156058662
Publisher: Gary W. Clark
Publication date: 04/22/2019
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 109,729
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

I have been captivated with history and early photography for more than thirty years, and blended the two passions together in writing several books on vintage photographs and historical events. As an enthusiastic genealogist, the core of my activities is the research and the gathering of historical information. As the history side of my brain took over, I ventured into writing less technical books and became interested in the stories of life. Born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, I have benefited from living around the U.S. and the world, This included nearly 30 years in the San Diego area, where a fun marketing career in the technology industry exposed me to a wide variety of people and places, providing some of the best education one can receive Photography was a lifelong hobby and then an integral part of my career; it became a natural impetus in developing a passion for vintage photographs and the people in them. My early books focused on early photographs, providing guidance to historians and genealogists in the research of old photos. Extensive history and examples of 19th century photographs are included on my photography website:

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