Category Archives: historical romance

History is Full of Surprises

My guest today is Shanna Hatfield, author of historical western romances. Shanna, welcome to my blog. I know my readers will enjoy your post about historical fiction and the western romance series you tell us about. Thank you, Velda, for … Continue reading

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In researching for Western Historical Novels, I’ve run across some strange historical facts. I thought I’d share a few of them here, and illustrate how some showed up in my romance novels. Frank James quoted Shakespeare, and he and brother … Continue reading

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It looks like this year is shaping up pretty good for my writing. First I have a story accepted to be read on NPR Tales From the South — see my other blog — and today I receive an offer … Continue reading

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Here I am signing copies of my romances at T. Charleston in Branson. Above I’m on the billboard on the strip. Yesterday I was looking through photos I’ve taken since first publication. It was fun revisiting those times and seeing … Continue reading

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