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

Civil War Medicine

Ten years ago I did a series of posts on my blog about the Civil War. I came across them in a folder while I was looking for something else. I decided to share them with you. This one is … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre

“If you were asked to rewrite/modernize a classic novel, which one would you want to adapt?”  To begin, i don’t really want to rewrite a classic novel. The ones I’ve read wouldn’t sound right to me if they were changed … Continue reading

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Please Welcome Charlotte Hubbard

1n 1983, Charlotte Hubbard sold her first story to True Story. She wrote around 70 of those confession stories, and she’s sold more than 50 books to traditional or online publishers. A longtime resident of Missouri, she’s currently writing Amish romances set … Continue reading

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Motivation

How do you stay inspired to write a story set in a time and/or place that’s totally different from where you are? For the majority of my writing career this hasn’t been an issue for me. I was always advised … Continue reading

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Writing Book Reviews

I’ve written a few book reviews in my day, but not too many. I admire all of you who do them on a regular basis because I don’t like to.  Not long ago, I reviewed a book for another author. I … Continue reading

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Changes

Has anything about your writing routine changed since you first began? When I first began writing I got up early every morning, took a walk, checked my email, and spent the morning writing. I didn’t do much after lunch except … Continue reading

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Welcome Annette Bower

Please join me in welcoming Annette Bower to Four Foxes One Hound. Annette believes home is where her stories percolate. And her home is a condo where she watches the urban life below, airplanes arrive and depart at the international … Continue reading

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He Name Was Pearl

Is there a certain ancestor that you wish you could travel back in time to spend a year with? What do you hope to learn, why that relative?   Truthfully, I don’t know much about most of my ancestors. I have … Continue reading

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Would You Continue Reading This?

Today I’d like to share an excerpt from my new WIP. I started writing this a few years ago, but I put it aside in favor of other manuscripts. It’s time now to pick it back up. I’m struggling to … Continue reading

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I’m Good With Where I Am Now

“Have you ever visited a part of the country where things were done as in older time, or were far more modern than you are accustomed?” A long time ago when I was a child life was very different for … Continue reading

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