Looking over several of her works are, from left, the author, Marilyn Seguin, Kathy Swartout, Helena Parry, and Gary Swartout. The author, lecturer and professor of technology at Kent State University spoke to the members and guests of the Brimfield Memorial House Association. The program was held recently in the Heritage Room at the historic Kelso House. Forty people enjoyed the storytellers information about several of her historical fictional books as well as information about her writing process. Seguins research is verified with historians and experts on her chosen topic. She was influenced early in her career by the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Refreshments for the program were provided by Judy Hendershot. The next lyceum will be held at 7 p.m. April 4 in the Heritage Room of the Kelso House. Edgar McCormick, historian, lecturer, and professor emeritus in English at KSU will present The Forty Years of the Brimfield Memorial House Association. The Kelso House is open from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays for tours, or by appointment by calling (330) 673-1058.