Category Archives: Storytelling

“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 11:  Bride & Groom, June 20, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1392)

  (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 … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 10:  Wedding Day Danger Looms,  June 16, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1390) 

  (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 … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 08: Dowry and settlements negotiations, June 05, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1387)

(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. 07: The Henderson Ball, May 29, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1385)

(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. 06:  Their promised carriage ride is fulfilled,  May 23, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1383)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover above 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. 05:  Consulting Kitt,  May 16, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1381)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover above 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. 04:  Plucking,  May 08, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1380)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover below] [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. 02:  Introductions Again,  April 28, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1377)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover above 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”, Introduction & Ch. 01, April 25, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1376)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)    [(1) story cover above 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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Sexy Smiling SatuRdAy with Richard Armitage as my writing muse, April 24, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1375)

Love the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s sexy smiles! Sighhh! Thanks to KatieC for sharing the RA portrait below! Richard’s smiles are RAdiant with just a hint of mischief in them.  Love that!  And as he is my muse for … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 08 Epilogue:  Wedding love and family joy, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 31, 2020 (Post #1357)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 07 End:  Their loving Christmas feelings expand, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 30, 2020 (Post #1356)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 06:  Christmas Day Magic, Part 2, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 28, 2020 (Post #1355)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 05:  Christmas Day Magic, Part 1, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 26, 2020 (Post #1354)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020), [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 03—A snowy night with mistletoe, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 23, 2020 (Post #1351)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020)  [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 02–Christmas Magic, December 22, 2020 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1350)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Prologue & Ch. 01, December 21, 2020 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1349)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

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More #RichardArmitage #audiobook news shared at Fabo’s blog!,  September 29, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1330)

    More of the talented British actor RichardArmitage’s  audiobook news shared by Fabo Laktuko  (Thanks!)!  And it’s a twofer!  Cool!  So head on over to Fabo’s  “Whiterose: Sincere and  Simple Thoughts” blog to find out more: https://whiterosewritings.blogspot.com/2020/09/audiobook-challenge-2020-october.html Wishing everyone … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage contributes his narration for “Reality and Other Stories” by John Lanchester, September 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1326)

  Thanks to the talented and prolific British actor Richard Armitage (cap below in his home studio, via RABulgaria, Thanks!) for tweeting about his latest Audible audiobook contributions as a narrator! Nothing I love better than a brilliant short story. … Continue reading

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CelebRAting 9 years of blogging Something About Love! August 27, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1320)

I am delighted to be celebRAting my 9th Blogiversary here on my Something About Love (SAL) blog! I continue to have a mix of picture and essay posts about you know who, as well as, my story posts.  Thank you … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage among voices on new Beatrix Potter Tales audiobook, July 29, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1312)

  Thanks to Fabo Laktuko for sharing this new Richard Armitage and others Beatrix Potter Tales audiobook project news!   I am so looking forward to listening to this! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day! Hugs <3 & Cheers! … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday:  Richard Armitage to star in “Now and Then” also to begin filming in 2021, June 30, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1307)

  Adapted from the novel “Now and Then” (image above via GoodReads) by the late William Corlett, The LGBTQ+ British drama “ Now & Then” (THR, 2020) is—at its heart—the story of a Mother and son finding their way to … Continue reading

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Listening to #RichardArmitage perform “The Chekhov Collection of Short Stories”, June 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1302)

I eagerly downloaded my purchased copy of the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s latest new Audible audiobook, “The Chekhov Collection of Short Stories” of Anton Chekhov’s short stories yesterday, June 11, 2020! And last night I began listening to it, … Continue reading

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Friendship SatuRdAy! #RichardArmitage character portrayals of diverse friends and colleagues bring us together, June 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1301)

Friendship and colleagues within and across diverse and inclusive communities, and social justice, have been much on my mind for most of my life and in my work and my community service projects during my long university staff career–and again … Continue reading

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THTHT—Richard Armitage answers admiring fans Audible audiobook Qs, February 25, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1284)

  Richard’s responses were so cool!  He is a master storyteller with wonderfully performed character voices!  Sighhh! And Fabo Laktuko had a question answered! Thanks for the link, Teresa Armitage! P.S.  And I just listened again to RA’s  “Sylvester, or the Wicked Uncle” … Continue reading

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