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Top 5 November Historical Fiction Releases

This post first appeared on https://www.paperlanternwriters.com/blog. Can you believe it’s November? The nights are colder, and we’ve even had some rain in California. In other parts of the country, leaves are turning colors and people are wearing coats. With Halloween over, we can begin to focus on the big holidays. Yes, I’m old school—no Christmas… Continue reading Top 5 November Historical Fiction Releases

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New Historical Fiction for October

This article first appeared on PaperLanternWriters.com Happy October, the month of pumpkins, scary costumes, and lots of new historical fiction! October brings us Regency Romance, World War II, 20th century America, Jewish historical fiction, and even some historical fantasy. I’ve included more book covers here than I have room to explore, and links are at… Continue reading New Historical Fiction for October

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Uncovering the Aloha Spirit

Part two in a series about writing family stories. Part one is Turning Family Stories Into Novels. Grandma in Hawaii My husband’s grandmother was an amazing woman. I can still hear her laugh. She loved her three daughters, seven grandchildren, and multitude of great-grandchildren, and I’m pleased that my own sons both have good memories… Continue reading Uncovering the Aloha Spirit