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12 Brides of Summer: Michelle Ule

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With the publication of The 12 Brides of Summer in book form, you can now read Michelle Ule’s The Sunbonnet Bride on an actual page. Instead of in pixels! A sequel to her 12 Brides of Christmas story, The Yuletide Bride, The Sunbonnet Bride revisits the community of Fairhope, Nebraska during the summer of 1875. The players are […]

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Sequel Writing: The Sunbonnet Bride

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 I did not plan to write a sequel for my Christmas novella, The Yuletide Bride, but when the opportunity arose, I figured out how to write one. Before  The 12 Brides of Christmas e-books were released last fall, Barbour Publishing gave the writers an opportunity to write sequels. We had several days to come up with a synopsis. […]

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Michelle Ule: Summer Brides

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Michelle Ule’s story, The Sunbonnet Bride, appears in the first 12 Brides of Summer Novella Collection. A sequel to her 12 Brides of Christmas story, The Yuletide Bride, The Sunbonnet Bride revisits the community of Fairhope, Nebraska during the summer of 1875. The players are all the same, except for the new seamstress in town, Sally, […]

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Challenges with Setting: Yuletide Bride

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The Yuletide Bride presented me with both challenges and interesting parameters when I went in search of its setting. Since the original title was “Eleven Pipers Piping,” and those pipers played a role in the inspirational romance, I needed to find the right setting where the pipers could get their instruments. As in, a place where the reeds […]

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Yuletide Bride: The Bagpipes

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I’ve written before about my affection for bagpipes, but they knew no bounds until I wrote my Christmas novella, The Yuletide Bride. Bagpipes play a central role in the story and are part of its charm (in my opinion). Kate comes from a Scottish family now living in Nebraska, 1874. While hunting in her grandmother’s […]

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