- Writing a book proposal and completing research of early seventeenth century English merchantman Master Richard Williams alias Cornish executed in James Cittie, Jamestown, Virginia Colony.
- Article Published April 2021 – In details rediscovered by Arlene’s research, a reminder of the violence and hardship of the American West, The Stolen Gelding of Dillman Canyon brings to life the fascinating but until now forgotten details about what actually on the 1890 summer night a horse was stolen and the story of the pursuit that was carried by newspapers nationwide. The fully cited article is available here.
- Regular contributor, Them Dam Writers Grand Coulee, Washington. Them Dam Writers publication has been put on hiatus while its publisher, historian Jay Kemble, is on sabbatical to complete work on his forthcoming book. Arlene would write for them, again, in a heartbeat and looks forward to it.
- Article Published June 2020 – Executed in Jamestown colony in 1625, Sodomy, Justice, and Folk Heroes: Richard Cornish ‘…was put to death wrongfully’ provides greater historical context to Cornish’s colonial trial and execution until now not yet discussed. It was published in Global Maritime History.
- Article Published May 2020 – The finale to John Sam Dillman of Grand Coulee Part I, ‘John Sam Dillman of Grand Coulee Part II of II‘ is a true story of the American West. The fully cited article is available here.
- Article Published March 2020 – Due to Arlene’s original research of Grand Coulee settler, Catherine Northrup, she was invited by author, Historian, and editor J. Kemble, to write for the Grand Coulee, Washington historical publication, Them Dam Writers. Begun in 1985, Them Dam Writers is a regional history journal. Her first piece for Them Dam Writers, ‘John Sam Dillman of Grand Coulee Part I of II‘ is about fellow Grand Coulee settler and Catherine Northrup’s brother, John Sam, who reportedly shot and killed a man. The fully cited article is available here.
- Jamestown: the First Permanent English Port in America Needs Archaeological Investigation Arlene published a second article in Global Maritime History February 2020.
- The Omitted, Censored, and Redacted Historical Record: How Untold History Revealed a Folk Hero in the Minutes of the Council and General Court was published May 2019 by Global Maritime History.
- Article Published February 2019 – Invited by Dr. Sam McLean, Editor, to write an historical nonfiction article. Arlene researched, wrote, and submitted an article, New Evidence: Was Thomas Weston, Seventeenth Century London Merchant, among the First to Sail Fish to Virginia’s Starving Colonists? to Global Maritime History.
- Book pitch submitted to The Book Doctors, Arielle Eckstut, agent at large with the Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency (New York) and author; and David Henry Sterry journalist, author, and actor; for Arlene’s historical non-fiction Richard Williams alias Cornish book. They reviewed and critiqued multiple written submissions from aspiring first-time authors, including hers. You can listen in to their live review of her pitch during the Small Group Webinar held May 11, 2017 on YouTube. Arielle Eckstut and David Henry’s review begins at time stamp 18:30 in the video and ends at 24:05.
- Completed research on late nineteenth century homesteader James Dillman, who saved his family from the Range Wars in the American West, only to then encounter a tragedies., followed by another, and more.
- Completed research on American Civil War and Nez Perce War survivor and Washington State settler, Catherine Northrup, who after the turn of the century was murdered.
From the Editors of the publications which feature Arlene’s work: