Category Archives: “N&S: John Thornton Love Lessons”

Grati’s N&S Fan Fic “N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons” reaches 100K reads in Wattpad! March 11, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1151)

March 10, 2018 Dear Gratiana Lovelace stories Readers/Followers/Friends in Wattpad, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and beyond, My fan fic period romance novel (582 pages!) “N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons” –that I initially serialized from October 2013 to October 2014–has just … 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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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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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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Happy New Year 2015, Plus 1 Day–Grati’s Optimization Plans, January 2, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #685)

Happy New Year 2015!   I know, I’m a day late. But I have an excuse–or rationalization. Housekeeping, the technology kind–not the real house kind–has been glitchy of late because my desktop hard drive is too full. So I needed to … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug for Grati’s Stories Entered in the #Wattys2014 Awards, October 26, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #651)

As readers of my stories know, I post my stories simultaneously here on my blog and also on my Wattpad site (www.wattpad.com/user/GratianaLovelace ). And after writing and posting my stories for three years here and two years on Wattpad, I … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 89 (PG-13): Epilogue/End–Twenty Years later, Love Lessons Learned, October 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #648)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 89 (PG-13): Epilogue/End–Twenty Years later, Love Lessons Learned, October 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #648) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 88 (PG-13): My Family, My Heart, October 10, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #647)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 88 (PG-13): My Family, My Heart, October 10, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #647) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 87 (PG-13, D): Fathers and Sons, October 06, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #644)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 87 (PG-13, D): Fathers and Sons, October 06, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #644) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 86 (PG-13): Five Years Later: The Trials of Fathering Daughters Begin, October 04, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #643)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 86 (PG-13): Five Years Later: The Trials of Fathering Daughters Begin, October 04, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #643) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 85 (PG-13, S): A Good Man is Not Hard to Find, September 27, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #640)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 85 (PG-13, S): A Good Man is Not Hard to Find, September 27, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #640) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 84 (PG-13, D): Brigid’s Past Threatens to Claim Her Future, September 23, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #639)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 84 (PG-13, D): Brigid’s Past Threatens to Claim Her Future, September 23, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #639) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, … Continue reading

Posted in "Love & Friendship" story, "N&S: John Thornton Love Lessons", Creativity, Fan Fiction, N&S Nurturing Love, North & South, Richard Armitage, Romance, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 83 (PG-13): On Bended Knee, September 19, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #637)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 83 (PG-13): On Bended Knee, September 19, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #637) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and its … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 82 (PG-13): Wooing, September 14, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #635)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 82 (PG-13): Wooing, September 14, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #635) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and its 2004 BBC … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 81 (PG-13): Courting Permission September 9, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #633)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 81 (PG-13): Courting Permission September 9, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #633) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and its 2004 … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 80 (PG-13, D): Birthday Festivities, and Then Some, September 05, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #630)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 80 (PG-13, D): Birthday Festivities, and Then Some, September 05, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #630) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 79 (PG-13): Preparing for a 4th Birthday, September 02, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #628)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 79 (PG-13): Preparing for a 4th Birthday, September 02, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #628) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 78 (PG-13): Chance Made us Sisters, August 30, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #626)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 78 (PG-13): Chance Made us Sisters, August 30, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #626) (An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 77 (PG-15, S): Bedtime Stories, August 27, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #624)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 77 (PG-15, S): Bedtime Stories, August 27, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #624) An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and its … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 76 (PG-13): Arrivals and New Beginnings, August 24, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #623)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 76 (PG-13): Arrivals and New Beginnings, August 24, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #623) An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South and … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 75 (PG-13): Finding Our Way to Loving from the Heart, Part 2, August 16, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #621)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 75 (PG-13): Finding Our Way to Loving from the Heart, Part 2, August 16, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #621) An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 74 (PG-13): Finding Our Way to Loving from the Heart, Part 1, August 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #619)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 74 (PG-13): Finding Our Way to Loving from the Heart, Part 1, August 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #619) An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 73 (PG-13, D): Finding Families for Children, August 02, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #611)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 73 (PG-13, D): Finding Families for Children, August 02, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #611) An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, North & South … Continue reading

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“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 72 (PG-13): 3.5 Years Later, Seeking a Son to Love, July 26, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #608)

“N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons”, Ch. 72 (PG-13): 3.5 Years Later, Seeking a Son to Love, July 26, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #608) An original fan fiction copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace;   All rights reserved; Based on the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, … Continue reading

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