Bernice L. Rocque

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Bernice L. Rocque is a family historian, writer, educator, and avid gardener. In her early career, she worked in 3 library arenas: academic, public (YA/Ref), and corporate. She grew up in Norwich, Connecticut in the surroundings described in her novella, UNTIL THE ROBIN WALKS ON SNOW. Her latest book is THE PONEMAH YEARS: Walking in the Footsteps of My Mother. She has authored numerous business articles and conference proceedings associated with her work in libraries, training and development, and project management. Articles she has written about her family have appeared in the Norwich Bulletin, Good Old Days magazine, and Family Chronicle. Ms. Rocque lives in Connecticut.

Gifts of the Journey: Writing about Family History

A glimpse into the blessings of creative writing about family. This piece, first published as a guest blog at Triskele Books, was recently updated.
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Published on March 20, 2019 17:37 Tags: fiction, genealogy, memoir, storytelling
Average rating: 3.61 · 115 ratings · 36 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Until the Robin Walks on Snow

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