Tag Archives: historical romance

Historical Women

Writing about real people in history can be a task fraught with danger. Do you adhere to the plain facts, or do you spin a tale that fleshes out the bare bones of the past? How much research do you … Continue reading

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Unexpected Hero

Two or three books ago I introduced a secondary character. He wasn’t the hero. He was the competent, mild mannered younger brother who followed up on the heroism of others to clean up the mess left behind in the wake … Continue reading

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It’s in My Bones

Never discuss religion or politics at a family gathering. That common-sense rule took on a greater urgency in recent years as the nerves and anger level in the country percolated upward. In a time of tribes and divisions the last … Continue reading

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A New Genre, Plague, & Abstinence

Crazy few months we’ve been experiencing, huh? I know for many–even if they were lucky enough not to have been touched by the virus–it’s brought about life-changing realizations. For me, it’s been about learning to deal with a new reality … Continue reading

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Quarantined with Creativity

We’re all in pretty much the same boat, and have been for at least the past two months now. The pandemic has definitely changed the world we used to live in, and heaven only knows what kind of world we … Continue reading

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Give Me an Island and a Good Book

In these current Interesting Times, do you ever feel like you’re living on a desert island? You’re stranded with the people you washed ashore with, supplies only come in on the occasional wave, and one day looks just like the … Continue reading

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All The Fun Things! by CiCi Cordelia

Happy March and the Beginning of Spring! 2020 has already seemed to fly by for CiCi and her puppeteers (namely, Char and Cheryl). With the holidays a blip in the rear-view mirror, it’s shaping up to be a busy year … Continue reading

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Historical research

I am in that lovely zone between just having launched a book, and doing a bit of marketing before I start writing the next one. Already new scenes are stealing my attention! I am in the middle of my Druid’s … Continue reading

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Duet-Writing on a Trilogy: Fun and Educational But Mostly Fun! By CiCi Cordelia

In just a few weeks, CiCi Cordelia—aka Char Chaffin and Cheryl Yeko—will release Book One of a series set in late-1800s Colorado. It’s our first foray into the Historical Romance genre with a sub-genre of Western Historical. We’ve been having … Continue reading

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Maturing Your Darlings

I’m deep into final edits on Storm Watch.   Yes! The third book in the Unfinished Business series is scheduled for release on June 28. Right in time for beach season and my annual Novel Fun in the Summer Sun … Continue reading

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