Interview with Regina Tittel

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I wanted control over my book cover and spiritual content.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
By offering my books are numerous formats.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Sharing God's truth with others.
What do your fans mean to you?
They encourage and motivate me to keep writing!
What are you working on next?
I'm currently finishing another historical series with several other authors focusing on mail-order brides. Then I'll go back to finishing Awakened Love, book 2 of the After the Vows series.
Who are your favorite authors?
I enjoy so many it's hard to pinpoint.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Everything! I'm a morning person so I'm eager to get started with my day. First, I see my husband off to work, then I start the morning off in prayer and Bible reading, then I write before the children awake.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm always busy with my hands, via baking, sewing, quilting, woodworking, gardening, etc. I also homeschool which keeps me very busy!
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Either through a recommendation or I follow up on an author I like to see what's new.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Since I never planned to be an author, it really all started with Abandoned Hearts.
What is your writing process?
I always try to plot. If I can get a very thorough plot on paper, then the book writes as smooth as butter. If I hurry the process and start writing before the plot is done, it takes so much longer. I write at least an hour Mon -Fri averaging 500-1000 words each time.
Published 2015-10-31.
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Books by This Author

Somebody to Frame
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Christian » Romance
A girl hiding her family history, an heir to a multimillion dollar estate, and a thief with a thirst for priceless art. Will Cat escape with her heart intact or will she lose her chance at love and her freedom?
Awakened Love (After the Vows Book 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Tara and Justin have lost the ease of communicating, and now buried hurts have built an impenetrable wall in their marriage. However, as a counselor points out to Tara, nothing is too great for the Lord. Will Tara risk her vulnerable heart to Christ, or fall for a 'friend's' temptations?
Rivalry & Romance (In Mammoth Spring, AR book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Sparks fly between rivals Olivia Tolivar and Frederick Sterling. Yet when a shared passion to educate the less fortunate draws them together, Frederick’s competitive nature vanishes as he begins to appreciate Olivia’s strong mind and vulnerable heart. Will the results of his early scheme to draw Olivia away from the hotel keep Frederick from winning her hand?
The Substitute Groom (Texas Brides Mail-Order Style Book 4)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Lily Dixon leaves Chicago when the benefactress from her youth persuades her to travel to the great state of Texas to become the wife of Zack Logan. However, a childhood friend has arrived with the same intentions. Determined to win the hand of the wealthy rancher, Lily struggles with her decision. Does she pursue what could be a loveless marriage or marry a penniless ranch hand?
Conveniently Yours (After the Vows book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Love may win yet in this delightful, humorous Christian romance that follows two widowed neighbors who agree to join their antic-filled families for the sake of convenience.
Devoted Mission -The Ozark Durham Series vol. 5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Dillon Brewington has to find who’s behind the increasingly deadly attempts against his brother while keeping his niece and nephew out of danger. However, he might have made the wrong decision in teaming up with the nanny, Emily Durham. Distracted and falling fast, he learns of another, unexpected, threat—his love for Emily, a missionary who'll soon leave him to travel half-way around the world.
Fourth Time's the Charm, in Warsaw, MO vol. 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
"Women are nothing but trouble." And based on Sheriff Brennan's experiences, he would know. But trouble has a way of finding Miss Angela Reese. A husband for the sweet, albeit flighty, waitress would make his job a whole lot easier. And Angel thinks the sheriff is just the man for the job!
Cherished Stranger
Series: The Ozark Durham, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Lucy immediately clashes with her sponsor child's father when he and his daughter come to live on her farm. Dorin struggles between aggravation and attraction with the little woman from the Ozarks. But when a stalker threatens Lucy's life, their differences quickly fade.
A Self Publisher's Journal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tittel's journal is a record of the steps she took toward successfully self-publishing her own novels and study guide. Inside, you'll find a chapter by chapter listing of not only helpful advice but full-sheet examples of press releases and other marketing tools used to help promote her to, what may soon be a best-selling series in the category of inspirational fiction.
Coveted Bride
Series: The Ozark Durham, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Inspirational
Arranged marriages still happen, especially if you leave all you own in someone else' name.
Love For Lenore
Price: Free! Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Lenore had always determined she'd never settle for less than love, but love is an untamed emotion, and one can never tell where it might bloom - even in a frozen wilderness. Short-story -- 10,000 words
Unexpected Kiss
Series: The Ozark Durham, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An heiress with an abandoned estate on a remote, northwest island and a rugged man from the Ozarks - adventure at its best.
Abandoned Hearts
Series: The Ozark Durham, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A high-society nanny arrives in the heart of the Ozarks in search of solace, but finds herself in the midst of a life or death battle with a mountain lion and the intriguing farmer whom she’s come to love.