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 Can’t Hear Well Enough to Do It

This week’s topic was “Have you overheard a conversation and added it in some way to a story?” I’ve thought about it, and, no, I don’t think I ever have. I’m a little hard of hearing so it would be … Continue reading

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Mostly It’s Positive

Do I have anything on my calendar that I’m looking forward to, or is there something that I’m dreading? Actually, it’s a little bit of both. Let’s do the thing I’m dreading first. As luck would have it, the thing … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol

What is your favorite book to movie adaption? As a rule, I don’t like most of them. In a book you’re able to understand the characters better because you’ve had the time to get to know them. There’s always something … Continue reading

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Goals and Reality

If I could have my wish, in five years’ time I’d love to be on the New York Times bestseller list. I guess most authors have this dream as a goal, something to work toward. In reality, though, I don’t … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gryphon & His Thief

Some Treasures are Priceless… A long time ago, a Gryphon shifter’s duty was to guard and protect the people of the tribes, but Darrien Andros failed to keep his human wife safe from harm. Cursed for the crime, he must … Continue reading

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That Glass is Half Full

Am I an optimist or a pessimist? I’d have to say that I’m mostly an optimist. Naturally I have my down moments and hard times, everyone does, but overall for me the glass is usually half full instead of half … Continue reading

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The Table in the Window

Since the Christmas season is almost upon us, I think it would be okay to talk about my Christmas novel The Table in the Window. Here’s a blurb about the book, and then I’ll share an excerpt with you. Blurb: … Continue reading

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