Evangeline Holland

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Archive for November, 2012

November 26th, 2012 by Evangeline Holland

“New Adult” Historical Fiction

I’d gotten into a research rut with my NaNoWriMo novel, Till We Meet Again, and set it aside for a few days to clear my brain of my anxieties over getting the WWI setting right. In the interim, I began a historical romance that came to me out of the blue–just the beginning scribbles, of […]

November 9th, 2012 by Evangeline Holland

What I’m Reading Now: War Girls by Janet Lee

Fleur Demorest, the heroine of my NaNoWriMo novel is an ambulance driver. There were multiple women’s ambulance units working in France throughout the war (the Voluntary Aid Detachment, the Women’s Reserve Ambulance [Green Cross Corps], the Scottish Women’s Hospitals, etc), but the most famous were the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. It was founded in 1909 […]

November 7th, 2012 by Evangeline Holland

NaNoWriMo at a Change

The objective of NaNoWriMo is to write 50,000 words between November 1-30. It’s mostly for fun, for the people who’ve always wanted to write a novel but never found the time or courage to do so. However, over the years it has slightly morphed into a time where aspiring authors whip out the first half […]