Tag Archives: With Gladness

CyberMonday Sale Extended! (Historical Fiction On Sale)

In case you missed it in Gazette665’s newsletter or on our social media, we wanted to let you know that we’re having a CyberMonday sale… And we’ve extended the discounts through November 30th! All our historical fiction books are on … Continue reading

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With Gladness: The Modern Era

Where do we even begin to describe our modern holiday celebrations? Do we take a rosy image, ironic portrait, or cynical tone? With no offense to anyone’s preferred ways of celebrating (and I know I’ll miss mentioning some clever and … Continue reading

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With Gladness: Vietnam Conflict

There’s a lot of irony in that title, isn’t there? Gladness and joy usually aren’t the terms we associate with the Vietnam Conflict. Why did I even put a story with that setting in the Christmas story collection? I try … Continue reading

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With Gladness: World War II Christmases

Christmas and other holidays in the 1940’s seem not as “far distant” as other historical eras. I think this is because I’ve heard so many stories from my grandparents and great-aunt about their war time holiday celebrations. When I originally … Continue reading

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With Gladness: The Dust Bowl

One of the best things about writing is finding the right setting for a story. In my opinion, the more challenge in the historical setting, the better emphasis on character change and struggle. An especially difficult and challenging time in … Continue reading

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With Gladness: The Gilded Age

Victorian Christmas. The style, decorations, and ideals from the late Victorian era continue to influence holiday decorating and traditions. It’s the “classic” era when Christmas becomes a holiday and month long whirl of happiness. However, “Victorian Era” is really a … Continue reading

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