NONFICTION
OF ELAINE L. ORR
MONETT
Arcadia Publishing issued Elaine's book, titled simply
Monett, in 2006. It is a pictorial history of this Barry
County, Missouri town that was born because of the
Frisco Railway and continues today with a vibrant
economy and friendly atmosphere. You can purchase
Monett at most
online booksellers as well as local retail
outlets in the Monett, MO area. They include the
Barry
County Historical Museum in Cassville, Missouri.
Orr, Campbell, Mitchell, and Shirley Families:
Descendants of Paul Orr and Isabelle Boyd in Ireland and America
From linen weavers and grain mill operators of Aghadowey Parish in Northern
Ireland to the cities and plains of North America came the descendants of Paul Orr
and Isabelle Boyd.    
Orr, Campbell, Mitchell, and Shirley Families has almost 4,000entries and a detailed
index.  It would not have been possible had it not been for a 1954 booklet prepared
by the
Orr Reunion Association of Mount Vernon, Missouri.
Words to Write By
Putting Your Thoughts on Paper
The approach to Words to Write By is reflected in
two key factors for anyone who wants to learn to
write well.

  • Don’t be afraid to write badly while you learn.
  • Practice by writing about what you know.

Available for all ereaders and in paperback. More info and links
here.
Writers like to reach readers. To help do that on Twitter, I wrote
500+ Hashtags for Writers. There is some information on using
Twitter, but it's mostly about how to target your tweets. In
ebook and paperback.

Find out how to organize and store tweets so you can work
quickly and efficiently.
FROM BLOGS TO BOOKS
Eclectic mix of articles
on reading, writing,
and publishing.
Writing When Time is Scarce  will help you figure out It’
s not about turning your life upside down. It could be about
two more hours per week. If you can find it, this book can show
you how to go from rough draft to published author -- whether
you do all the work yourself or work with a publisher.
Amazon US   Amazon Canada    Amazon UK
What a time we live in! Do you find it tough to
stop thinking about what's bothering you? Are
you trying to work from home and keep kids on
task for homework or remote learning?
The Art of
Deliberate Distraction
does not come with a
magic wand, but it might help you find a few
minutes here and there to think of or do
something that makes you happier. The thing is,
sometimes we think if we aren't worrying about a
problem we aren't giving it our best attention. In
fact, if we can chill for even ten minutes, we
might be better able to focus on the troublesome
and the good in our lives.
Learn how to practice deliberate distraction.
Paperback  Kindle Edition   (Not medical advice.)
Also included is a heart-warming novella,
Falling
Into Place
.