Evangeline Holland

Sweeping Drama ⚜ Larger than Life History ⚜ Exquisite Romance ⚜ Diverse Perspectives

Archive for April, 2013

April 24th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

Lemon Pound Cake

It was shocking to realize I hadn’t baked anything in about two and a half months–which was when I embarked upon the first epic novel writing adventure of 2013–and the baking bug bit me hard yesterday evening. My refrigerator is packed with unsalted butter, my flour stashes are full, I have two 18 cartons of […]

April 22nd, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

Writing Lessons Learned from The Great British Sewing Bee

I’ve been sewing since I was a teenager convinced she was going to be the next Donna Karan or Coco Chanel, and though I have a love/hate relationship with it (I hate sewing, I love having sewn, to paraphrase Dorothy Parker), there really is nothing more thrilling than seeing the construction of a garment from […]

April 7th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

On Completing Mine Is The Night

At approximately 2:30 AM I typed the final word on my WIP, Mine Is The Night! I’ve been writing off and on since 2010, but this is the first MS completed after my interesting and thought-provoking experiences of the previous year. Lessons Learned : Push through even when I think I’m pounding out dreck. – […]