Category Archives: Creative Writing

“A Lonesome Lord” (Regency Romance), Prologue through Ch. 01: , An interrupted sojourn home, January 22, 2023 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1507) 

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 11 (Epilogue):  New Beginnings,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  December 31, 2022 (Post #1505) 

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 09 End/Epilogue: Another wedding before a bright new year, by Gratiana Lovelace,  December 30, 2022  (Post #1504)  

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 08: Ewan learns about his Dunbar family heritage and gift of legacy, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 27, 2022  (Post #1502) 

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below  left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 07: A Christmas Eve Castle Dun Dunbar Wedding and Village Party, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2022  (Post #1501)  

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 05: Duke Myles and son Ewan seek to heal their breach, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 18, 2022  (Post #1498) 

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 04: Navigating a father and son reunion, part 2:  Weathering a crisis together, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 13, 2022 (Post #1496)

  (An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 03: Navigating a father and son reunion, part 1:  Stay the course, by Gratiana Lovelace,  December 11, 2022 (Post #1495)

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 02: Sophie telling Lexi her wedding news, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 07, 2022 (Post #1493)

 (An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Introduction & Ch. 01 by Gratiana Lovelace, December 04, 2022 (Post #1492)

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s book “Geneva’s” audiobook will also feature Nicola Walker, September 22, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1480)

The multi-talented British actor/writer/producer Richard Armitage announced that his former “Spooks/MI-5” tv show co-star Nicola Walker [image right, as Ruth Evershed]  will be the other featured performer on his first book “Geneva’s” audiobook version (see link for the screenshot below]! … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 10 (End):  Slipping away for some privacy,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  March 27, 2022 (Post #1454)    

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 9:  A slight misunderstanding,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 27, 2022 (Post #1450)

  [“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.];   [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left)] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 8:  Snuggling, and then some,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 20, 2022 (Post #1448) 

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 7:  Post rescue–more couples time this week,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 13, 2022 (Post #1447)

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 6:  Emergency on Pineridge Mountain,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 06, 2022 (Post #1445) 

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 5:  More than cross country skiing for Connie & Eddie,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 30, 2022 (Post #1443)

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 4: After breakfast negotiations,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 21, 2022 (Post #1441)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; all rights reserved];   [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left) image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post] [Author’s note:  I cast my characters as I … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 3: Dream lovers lead to morning cuddles,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 15, 2022 (Post #1439)

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 0 Prologue, Ch. 1 Snow Falls and the ski tourists return, Ch. 2 Dinner ends unexpectedly  by Gratiana Lovelace, January 10, 2022 (Post #1438) 

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 25 End & Epilogue:  Babies, etc.,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 30, 2021 (Post #1435)  

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved); [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 24:  Christmas Blessings, Part 3,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2021 (Post #1434) 

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 23:  Christmas Blessings, Part 2,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 19, 2021 (Post #1433)

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 21:  Holiday and Baby Preparations, by Gratiana Lovelace, October 11, 2021 (Post #1419) 

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved); [(1) story cover below left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 20:  A Mother’s Love, by Gratiana Lovelace, September 20, 2021 (Post #1414) 

 (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved);  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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