Category Archives: History

Slight Obsession with Knights? A Fun Interview at Maria Grace’s Random Bits of Fascination

Originally posted on Charlene Newcomb:
Novelist Maria Grace invited me by her blog today. “Obsessed with Star Wars, her costume is a Jedi Knight. Read on and find out more…” my home office ?

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A Writer’s Life with B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Charlene Newcomb

Originally posted on Layered Pages:
I’d like to welcome back B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Charlene Newcomb to talk with me about her writing. Charlene is the author of Men of the Cross, Book I of Battle Scars. A tale of war’s…

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Traveling Times

June…July…August… We take to the road, sky, sea, and mountains when that old yearning returns.  Every since we were babies, we’ve needed to find out exactly what is on the other side of that door or hidden atop the table. … Continue reading

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Kansas On My Mind

We had the pleasure this week of meeting an area poet, Steve Pfister.  He is a long time Kansan who celebrates the beauty and mystery of the land around us.  We at Pen In Hand hope you enjoy his unique … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Helena P. Schrader

Our colleague, Charlene Newcomb , author of Men of the Cross has an insightful writer’s flair for interviewing.   What a great piece! I’ll have to read Ms. Schrader’s work, The Knight of Jerusalem. See Char’s interview at : Interview with Author … Continue reading

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Here’s to Modern Times, When Publishing is (Relatively) Easy…

By Donna Gillespie Recently I decided it was time to try out Amazon’s print-on-demand service, Create Space. It’s an appealing concept: One reader, one book. No inventory, no waste. I’d put it off too long: Only used copies of book … Continue reading

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HOW A TALE IS BORN

by Raji Singh The telling of tales has been a grand part of human history.  We escape to other worlds with Carpier and Hans Christian Anderson.  We adventure ourselves away in 1,001 Arabian nights, and travel the Canterbury trails seeking … Continue reading

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WAR’S TENDER MERCIES

Originally posted on Tales of the Fiction House:
by Mark Rogers, Editor Our Founder, James Thaddeus “Blackjack” Fiction ‘Tell our stories, Raji. If you don’t, it will be as if we never lived.’ These whispering cries of joy and sorrow…

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No. 94: FATHER’S DAY SCENTS AND SENSIBILITIES

Originally posted on Tales of the Fiction House:
by Raji Singh Our Founder, James Thaddeus “Blackjack” Fiction ‘Tell our stories, Raji. If you don’t, it will be as if we never lived.’ These whispering cries of joy and sorrow rise…

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A Fighter’s Long Walk

Originally posted on What Happens to Us:
It was twenty-four years ago when my mother took her last trip to Great Britain. She has yearned to return, and finally this year, in her 84th year, she convinced us to accompany…

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