Tag Archives: Christmas

Special Christmas Wishes For Our Readers Here at WITS

All of us at Writers In The Storm are wishing our loyal reader friends a wonderful holiday season. Below, we’ve gathered some writerly wishes for you, plus you’re getting a few of our favorite Christmas photographs. Laura Drake: I would give our readers … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Charlotte Carter: What’s Your Favorite Christmas Memory?

I suppose everyone has a favorite Christmas. The year they got the bike they had so wanted. Or maybe a Chatty Cathy doll when those were popular. My favorite Christmas was the year my daughter Carolyn was born. My husband … Continue reading

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The Writing Journey: Giving Back

by Laura Drake Tis the season.  Bell ringers with kettles stand outside stores, vying for territory with candy sale fund-raisers. We’re receiving charity requests every day in the mail, and at work, we’re adopting needy families for the Holidays. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Traditions — A Historical Perspective

Compiled and edited by Sharla Rae The holidays are upon us and everywhere you go, there are people rushing as lights wink merrily and Christmas music plays. Have you ever wondered about these treasured songs and how they gained popularity? The … Continue reading

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The Beginnings Of Modern Christmas

Compiled and Edited By Sharla Rae Writers such as Washington Irving, and Charles Dickens are often cited as inventors of the modern Christmas. Credit must also be given to the industrial revolution which was in full swing at the time. … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of Christmas Traditions – In The Beginning: Celebrations of Rebirth

Compiled and Edited By Sharla Rae Christmas is my favorite holiday. I also love history so researching Christmas traditions like Santa Claus, mistletoe, poinsettias, holly, and caroling came naturally. When I first started this project several years ago, I was … Continue reading

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