Category Archives: Authors

Grati’s original Regency romance “Encouragement” reaches #30 out of 1,000 on Wattpad Historical Fiction rankings!  April 09, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1055)

My grateful thanks to my many Readers/Friends for helping my original historical fiction Regency romance “Encouragement” reach another milestone! “Encouragement” is now ranked at #30 in  Wattpad’s Historical Fiction rankings (out of 1,000)!   And its readership and story chapter votes … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Named Top Voice in Classics Narration Genre by Audible, March 12, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #886)

Outstanding!  The talented British actor of stage and screen Richard Armitage (below narrating “David Copperfield”, image via Audible) praised for his genre defining audiobook narration of classic literature (below). Thanks to Chrissyinwm for tweeting the audible link!   Last month, … Continue reading

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North & South by Elizabeth Gaskell: A Timeless Story of Love and Devotion, Wallpaper by Grati, January 11, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #859)

I watched episodes 3 & 4 of the BBC’s 2004 period drama North & South [left] Sunday evening again with the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage portraying John Thornton.  Sighhh! Elizabeth Gaskell  really knew what she was doing when … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy! Richard Armitage’s Sexy Scruffy Style as Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, August 29, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #801)

What makes a man sexy? Handsomeness? Longish hair which you can run you fingers through? Clothes–or lack thereof? Bearing and deportment? Talent/achievement? Demeanor? Compassion toward others? Purpose driven? Humility? Sense of humor and fun? All of that–and more. And if … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage as Father-Mentor in UATSC, July 08, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #781)

The Director of the soon to be released film Urban and the Shed Crew (from Blenheim Films), Candida Brady, shared a new promotional image for the film on Monday (thanks to Teresa A and RANet for pointing me to it): … Continue reading

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“Urban and the Shed Crew” Image Evokes the Central Theme of the Film, June 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #764)

As Father’s Day approaches in the U.S., this RANet screen cap below of Urban looking through a tunnel/culvert at Chop from the recently released “Urban and the Shed Crew” (UATSC) teaser trailer, really speaks to me. For me, it is … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday–2015 Audie Awards are Tonight with Richard Armitage and Hamlet A Novel Nominated, May 28, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #755)

As an avid reader of other people’s stories and an amateur writer myself, I sometimes ask myself What is the essence of storytelling? In its purest form, storytelling to me is one individual sharing a tale of mystery, love, danger, … Continue reading

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