Author Archives: Elaine Cantrell

About Elaine Cantrell

Elaine Cantrell was born and raised in South Carolina. She has a Master’s Degree in Personnel Services from Clemson University and is a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary sorority for women educators. She is also a member of Romance Writers of America. Her first novel A New Leaf was the 2003 winner of the Timeless Love Contest and was published in 2004 by Oak Tree Press. When she isn't writing you can find Elaine playing with her dog or maybe collecting more vintage Christmas ornaments

I’m All Over the Place

What genres do I read and why is the question we’re discussing this week. It’s a hard one for me to answer because I’ve read a lot of different genres. I guess romance is right there at the top of … Continue reading

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I Like to Read My Own Work

Since we’ve been staying inside due to Covid 19 I find that I’m reading a lot more than usual. I finished my last book pretty late one evening, and I didn’t want to start something new so late. Well, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Saving Raine

BLURB: Matt, Raine went to California because her parents thought it was safe. It’s not. You’ve got to get her out as soon as possible. She could die, Matt. When 19-year-old Matt Carney gets a cryptic message from his father … Continue reading

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Bribery Will Usually Do It

When on a trip (either a long vacation or a day trip) how do you occupy the travel time, or keep the kids occupied? Traveling with kids is a whole different thing than traveling with just my husband. When my … Continue reading

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I Pick Elizabeth

“If you could be — even briefly — one of your OWN characters… which character would you be? Why? For how long?” I always fall in love with all of my characters. When I’m writing I think that the ones … Continue reading

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It Was a Hard Decision, But We’re Glad We Made It

My grandson has high functioning autism. He’s a lovely young man with a good personality as well as a great sense of humor, and he is able to hold down a part time job at Wal Mart. He attends church … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Brand New Address Intervenus Part 1

Book Buyers Best Finalist in Upper Young Adult! Octogenarian CEO Gwendolyn Mantis of Botany General didn’t create the ice age cold but keeps dwindling resources out of reach for the poor. Two hundred years before, a meteor bombardment threw Earth … Continue reading

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