Charlene Raddon

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A lifelong love of the old west and nature.

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Charlene Raddon began writing western historical romance novels thirty years ago. Her book Tender Touch was a Golden Heart Finalist. Forever Mine received a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award nomination. Her books have received other awards and won or placed in several contests. She loves hearing from readers. When not writing, Charlene loves to travel, do genealogy, create digital scrapbooks, needlepoint, crochet or dye Ukrainian style eggs.

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Charlene Raddon Read a book, either by another author or the one you're working on. Re-reading an unfinished book as sometimes get you going again. Reading other…moreRead a book, either by another author or the one you're working on. Re-reading an unfinished book as sometimes get you going again. Reading other authors can also inspire ideas. I'm not talking about plagiarizing. I mean only that it gets your mind working. I'm often struck with ideas while reading that have nothing to do with the book I'm reading.(less)
Charlene Raddon You will know you're ready to publish when you reach the point where making your book the best it can be overrides your ego. When someone criticizes…moreYou will know you're ready to publish when you reach the point where making your book the best it can be overrides your ego. When someone criticizes your work, use that criticism rather than resenting it.(less)
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To Have and to Hold

4.06 avg rating — 296 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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Tender Touch

4.26 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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Priscilla (The Widows of Wi...

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A Ride Through Time

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Taming Jenna

4.20 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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Forever Mine

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“Too beautiful for a drifter like me. You deserve a man who can buy you pretty dresses and take you dancing every week. But I’m damned glad it's me you're with tonight, me who'll be taking you home.”
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Charlene Raddon Help! I need inspiration, or maybe just someone with a whip to stand over me and make me write. Someone, tell me how to get myself working!! Come on, give me some ideas for motivation.


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