Cara Langston

About me

Cara Langston was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and currently lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and two dogs. Her first novel, BATTLE HYMNS, was published in June 2014. She is currently writing her second novel, THE GLASSMAKER’S WIFE.

From my website

Evernote for Writers

Today I’m going to talk about my love affair with Evernote, the note-taking application. Outside of Safari/Chrome, Microsoft Office, and Dropbox, it’s one of my most frequently used programs. I have notes for personal use, such as my vintage china pattern names, my Macbook serial number, adjusted recipes, and genealogy notes.…

The Forgotten Women of the 1920s

My WIP is a piece of historical fiction set in 1925 Chicago. “Great!” you may be thinking. “I love flappers and gangsters! When it’s published, I’ll definitely read it and give you a 5-star review!” Well, I’m sorry to disappoint, but although flappers and gangsters do make appearances, my main…

Why I’m writing under a pen name

The above photo is a modification of this work If you read Freakonomics back in the day (because 2005 was ten years ago and at the threshold for being considered “back in the day”), you’ll remember there was a chapter on nominative determinism–that is (quoting Wikipedia), “the theory that a person’s name can…

 
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