Category Archives: Fan Fiction

“Standring’s Christmas Wish”, Prologue – Ch. 1 Keeping to Himself,  December 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1200a)

“Standring’s Christmas Wish”, Prologue – Ch.1,  December 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1200a) (An original fan fiction story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace 2018;  All rights reserved); [(1) story cover, left] [As is my custom, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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Tally of “Change for Charity” Fundraising Efforts in Honor of Richard Armitage’s 46th Birthday; and Something About Love’s 6th Blogiversary, August 25, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1091)

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, I/Grati had made my first donation of $22.46 USD to Childline on Richard Armitage’s Just Giving site, in honor of Rihis 46th birthday, via my Change for Charity Fundraiser. And since we started our Change … Continue reading

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Story writing again, my percolating thoughts, May 05, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1061)

I’m finally reaching a point in my leg surgery and convalescence almost mid point that I am getting back to writing on my stories again.  During the first month, I could only read other people’s stories—for distraction. And since I’m … Continue reading

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“A Christmas Carol Reimagined”, Ch. 05 End & Epilogue:  Christmas Day Beginnings,    December 25, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1020) 

 (An original fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Ben Scrooge, Danielle Denby-Ashe as Peggy Cratchit, Aidan Turner as … Continue reading

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“A Christmas Carol Reimagined”, Ch. 04:  The Ghost of Christmas Future,   December 21, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1018) 

(An original fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Ben Scrooge, Danielle Denby-Ashe as Peggy Cratchit, Aidan Turner as … Continue reading

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“A Christmas Carol Reimagined”, Ch. 03:  The Ghost of Christmas Present,  December 14, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1015)

(An original fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Ben Scrooge, Danielle Denby-Ashe as Peggy Cratchit, Aidan Turner as … Continue reading

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“A Christmas Carol Reimagined”, Ch. 02:  The Ghost of Christmas Past,   December 06, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1011) 

(An original fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Ben Scrooge, Danielle Denby-Ashe as Peggy Cratchit, Aidan Turner as … Continue reading

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Yearning to listen to Richard Armitage read another period romance? Well “Romeo and Juliet: A Novel” by David Hewson is coming from Audible in December 2016, September 06, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #964)

Having just finished listening again to the Audible produced Georgette Heyer triptych of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage—with the image below of him recording Hamlet Prince of Denmark audiobook (image from Audible, circa 2014, via Simonne, Thanks!)– read … Continue reading

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Happy National Kissing Day! John & Margaret Kissing Gif, July 06, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Tumblr Post #011; SAL blog post #934)

I had initially seen this lovely N&S John & Margaret kissing gif (see image below) on Reema’s Tempella Tumblr a few years ago when she kindly included a link to my first N&S fan fic “N&S:  Nurturing Love”.  Thanks again! … Continue reading

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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 39 (PG-13, D):   The Fight for Wakeforest Mountain, Part 2, June 06, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #921)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

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Sexy Saturday:  Humorous Elements  in Grati’s Romance Stories, February 27, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #878)

If you read any of my romance stories, you know that I tend to write as much humor as I do passion between the loving couples in them.  Whether it is a bridegroom misplacing his bride on their wedding night … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 14 (End & Epilogue): More Precious than Gold, December 31, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #852)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended)  [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 12: The Iron Hills Tournament Tournament of Champions Begins and Ends, December 21, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #846)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 11: Husbands, December 12, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #843)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, Cate Blanchett/Liv Tyler as … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 10: Tournament Eve Banquet Diplomacy, December 05, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #840)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey:  An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 9:  Baby Laurel’s  Heritage Complications, November 23, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #831)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended)  [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of:  Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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Guy Day Friday: A Poetry Ficlet “Sir Guy’s Wintry Musings”, November 20, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #830)

“Sir Guy’s Wintry Musings” A poetry ficlet by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015 Patience. Not one of my virtues, if I had any virtues. And the damp chill of new fallen snow surrounding our cottage provides me with a much needed distraction … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 7: Wedding Trip Surprises, Part I, November 10, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #826)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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Thursday’s RAndom Thoughts: What Would Richard Do? November 05, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #824)

Have you ever felt like life was whirling around you and you’re just a passenger on the train? I know, I’m mixing my metaphors, but you get the idea. Between work, home/hubby, and blogging/writing, etc., my life is very full. … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 6: Grey, October 31, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #822)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 5 (PG-13, S): Slipping Away from their Wedding Feast, October 25, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #820)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 4: Too Many Brides, October 19, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #816)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 3: Rules of Engagement, October 16, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #815)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

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“Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 2: Sulisha’s Tapestry Visions, October 13, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #814)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield … Continue reading

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Thorin Thursday Triptych of Richard Armitage Admiration, October 8, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #811)

Posts that caught my attention this week pertaining to the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage’s epic portrayal of Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit trilogy of films: 1) Servetus at her Me and Richard Armitage blog shares her thoughts about … Continue reading

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