Historical

Please Welcome Debbie Lynne Costello

When I asked Debbie Lynne Costello to write a post about her new Guideposts story, she graciously consented to write the post AND to give away one copy of her book. Please comment below to be considered for the giveaway. After reading about her story, my interest was stirred, and now not only this year’s … Continue reading »

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Introducing “Jo” Christy from Carrie Fancett Pagels’ “The Fruitcake Challenge”

Today, my very good friend, Carrie Pagels, came by and brought the main character of her latest release, The Fruitcake Challenge. I can’t wait to get to know her. Carrie is also giving away one copy of this novel (ebook or paperback) to a lucky commenter. The winner will be picked after Saturday December 27th. … Continue reading »

Categories: Book Launch, Character Interview, Christmas, Contest, Current Books, Fiction, Heroine, Historical, Romance | 26 Comments

Perdita! From MaryLu Tyndall’s Newest Novel, “Tears of the Sea”

MaryLu Tyndall’s imagination has taken her to many exotic locales to meet many extraordinary beings. Today, she has someone special to introduce to us—the heroine of her latest novel, Tears of the Sea—Perdita. MaryLu is also giving away one copy of Tears of the Sea to a lucky commenter—ebook, or paperback (within the US). Just … Continue reading »

Categories: Book Launch, Character Interview, Current Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Guest Author, Heroine, Historical, Independent Publishing, Romance, Self Publising | 13 Comments

Camy Tang on Writing, Independent Publishing and Knitting

It’s always so wonderful to have an author back on IC for a second visit. Mostly because it means I haven’t offended her yet ;o). Which is why I am excited to have Camy Tang here today to add some insight to the worlds of writing, independent publishing and, yes, knitting. Camy, thank you for … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Book Launch, Contemporary, Current Books, Fiction, General Writing Tips, Guest Author, Guest Blogs, Historical, Independent Publishing, Regency, Romance, Suspense, Writing Tips, Writing Tips | 4 Comments

Why This Published Author Decided to Self-Publish! By MaryLu Tyndall

The writing industry is changing. And in my opinion, for the better! I am the author of more than fourteen novels, all historical romances, all published by Barbour Publishing. I started my career back in 2005 when I received my first contract for a Christian Pirate trilogy, and it’s been a wild ride ever since! … Continue reading »

Categories: Agent/Publisher Info, Announcements, Book Launch, Current Books, Fiction, Guest Author, Guest Blogs, Historical, It's Complicated, Musings, On My Mind, Romance, Suspense, Writing Tips, Writing Tips | 13 Comments

Welcome Carrie Pagels, Author of “Return to Shirley Plantation,” to IC Today

I’ve known Carrie Pagels for a number of years now. She was the Zone Director of the MidAtlantic ACFW, and a wonderful resource of information in the field of writing. She is also the author of Return to Shirley Plantation. I am so glad to finally have her on InfiniteCharacters.com. Carrie will be giving a … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Current Books, Fiction, Guest Author, Guest Blogs, Historical | 21 Comments

IC Welcomes Michael K. Reynolds, Author of the Heirs of Ireland Series

Today, we are blessed to have Michael K. Reynolds, author of the Heirs of Ireland Series. He’s going to tell us a little about his journey to writing these books. Welcome Michael. Were you an avid reader as a child? What did you read? My mother likes to take much of the credit for my … Continue reading »

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What is a Velocorapide?

What can you tell me about this picture? I’ve included a side view below showing more.   Several weeks ago, back when we had warm weather, I went to a yard sale and found something I’d never seen before. I’m hoping someone knows about these special courting tricycles from the late 19th Century and early … Continue reading »

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The ONE Crucial Self-Publishing Tip You’d Rather Not Hear—By Heather Day Gilbert

  *See below, how you can enter to win a Smashword’s or Kindle coupon for Heather’s novel, God’s Daughter. * . . . When I thought about self-publishing tips I wanted to share, they all hinge around this: Don’t release your book too soon. You only get one chance to make your debut author impression. … Continue reading »

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An Edwardian Christmas—By Carrie Turansky

Many of the Christmas traditions enjoyed by the English during the Edwardian era were similar to those we enjoy in the US today, but some are quite different. I loved learning more about Edwardian Christmas traditions as I did research for my novel, The Governess of Highland Hall, which is set in the fall and … Continue reading »

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