Monthly Archives: December 2011

Meet My Husband – Almost

The vicar parted his dry thick lips and mumbled more blessings. Serendipity Hallows tugged on her bridal shawl and waited for his final words of escape, her last hope. The man cleared his throat. “If anyone has just cause why this couple should not wed, let them speak now or forever hold their peace.” Strangers … Continue reading »

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Jesus’ Birth From a Writer’s Perspective

  Ahh. Two days before Christmas. How many millions of thoughts have been offered concerning the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ? Kind of hard to bring something new to our blog.   But then I’m a writer of fiction. And that means characters, their personalities, traits, and human qualities. Do we see these traits … Continue reading »

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Last Minute Christmas Ideas for Writers

Only four more days before Christmas and you haven’t figured out what to get your … uh … self. I know, Christmas is supposed to be about giving, not getting. So, um, maybe you can get these for a writer friend (then after calculating your Christmas cash, December 26th, buy them for yourself). What’s awesome … Continue reading »

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Sharing About Some Special Books!

I’ve asked Regina Tittel, to tell us about her new series, set in southeast Missouri. Each book in this series has an unusual and very worthwhile message while providing an exciting, page-turning romance as well as gentle (or not so gentle) suspense to keep you enthralled. The first book in the series is Abandoned Hearts. … Continue reading »

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A Painted Man

Today we’re continuing the Fiction Fun theme, Unusual Meetings. Please comment at the bottom and tell us, would you date this man and why???? A Painted Man             Daniel glared at Craig as the side door to his brother’s Rancher-Style home opened. “Remind me why I’m doing this.” Craig widened the door to let him … Continue reading »

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He Leadeth Me

When we were in our home in Washington State, we generally made plans in advance:  next summer we’re going to Colorado or next weekend we’re having the Smiths for dinner. Like most people. Living in an RV, life can be spontaneous. Sometimes a little too much spur-of-the-moment for me. Yet living life in the moment can … Continue reading »

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We Have a Winner!

Thank you to everyone who commented on Gail Pallotta’s interview. The winner of her book, Love Turns the Tide,  is Regina Tittel. Congratulations, Regina.

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Dry As Rain, by Gina Holmes–A Review

            I am so glad to be reviewing this book amongst the weeks when we here at Infinite Characters are engaged in a Fiction Fun challenge to write scenes about “Unusual Meetings,” because that’s how this book begins. An unusual meeting. The main character goes on a blind date, but, let’s just say, he doesn’t … Continue reading »

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Please Welcome Gail Pallotta

Gail, welcome to Infinite Characters. First, here’s a little about Gail: Gail’s husband, Rick, says she’s the only person he knows who can go in the grocery for a loaf of bread and come out with someone’s life story. That’s probably because she inherited her mother’s love of people and enjoys talking to them. Working … Continue reading »

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Meeting in the Church – With a Gun?

Southwest Missouri, May 1898  Laurie Rains slipped into her coat and took the wet umbrella from the stand at the back door. A heavy weight of fear descended as she stepped off the back porch. They’d buried Joe today. She gave a harsh laugh. Her husband the outlaw. He’d never once earned an honest living, … Continue reading »

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