Category Archives: historical fiction

Repost: #ChillWithABookAward Winning author, Charlene Newcomb talks all things bookish with #ETLBW @charnewcomb @ChillWithABook

Congratulations, Char!  Here is a lovely interview with our Pen in Hand writer, Charlene Newcomb.   …I am delighted to welcome author Charlene Newcomb to the blog this afternoon … Huge congratulations on winning your Chill Award! You must be … Continue reading

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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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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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Seeds of Vengeance: Book Release by Mark Rogers

By Mark Rogers Here is the press release for my newest book:  Seeds of Vengeance. Fiction House Publishing Proudly Announces: Seeds of Vengeance, a novel by Mark Rogers, Author and Editor of Fiction House Publishing A near-death mining accident triggers … 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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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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” I Commiserate.” The Trauma of Trilogies

By Donna Gillespie and Beth S.  While working on the third book of my Light Bearer series, I wrote this post, The Trauma of Trilogies.  Thank you, Beth S.  for a great dialogue on the process and for your permission … Continue reading

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Book Release: A Carpathian Folk Song: Freedom, Love, Gold

By Catherine Hedge If I could twist time, I would love to spend an afternoon with Kati Tarnay.   I really like her, although we’ve never met.  I can imagine her dark eyes flashing in her heart-shaped pixie face.  Katie would … Continue reading

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