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PCL MS 144 Glenda Sanders Collection

Introduction

Glenda Sanders is a contemporary American author of romance novels. Original typescripts of twenty-seven of her novels, twelve synopses, twelve book cover art forms, and one short story comprise the core of the collection.

Ms. Sanders transferred her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in April 1996. The collection is open for research, but photocopying or other duplication of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Debbie Chimahusky under the supervision of Jean Geist, Browne Popular Culture Library Associate II in March 1999. It was updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk.

Biographical Sketch

Glenda Sanders was born in Orange, Texas, to Everett Franklin Sanders and Dorothy Jo Cooper Sanders on September 18, 1948. She graduated in 1970 from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. Ms. Saunders freelanced as a magazine and newspaper writer prior to writing fiction. In 1984 she published her first novel, The Mockingbird Suite. She returned to newspaper reporting for The Daily Sun in Lady Lakes, Florida in 1998 where she writes color features, personality profiles, news stories, entertainment reviews, general features and a column, "Meanderings of a Middle-Aged Mind." Ms. Sanders was married to Russell E. Kachelmeier from 1968 - 1998. They have two grown children, Katherine Brigitta Kachelmeier Evans and Steven Russell Kachelmeier. Sanders died January 17, 2008.

Awards for Ms. Sanders work include the RITA award for A Human Touch and the Maggie Award for the same title.

Scope and Content

The Glenda Sanders Collection houses twenty-eight copy edited typescripts, fifteen galleys, twelve book cover art forms, twelve synopses, and one short story. The author's correspondence does not form part of this collection.

Researchers interested in the contemporary romance novel and in the process of publication will find this collection useful.

Series Description

Literary Production

Series
Literary Manuscripts
1984 - 1996
Typescripts, with handwritten corrections by editors
Synopses
Book cover art forms
Floppy discs for ten manuscripts
Original donation is arranged chronologically by date of work

Inventory

Box 1
FolderDescriptionDate
The Mockingbird Suite Dec. 1984
1 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 5  
2 Copy edited manuscript,chapters 6 - end
3 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
A Taste of Romance Oct. 1985
4 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 5  
5 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 6 - end
6 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Heart Shift Jan. 1986
7 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7  
8 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
9 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Box 2
FolderDescriptionDate
Tall, Dark and Handsome May1986
1 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7  
2 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 end
Amended Dreams Jul. 1986
3 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 6  
4 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end
5 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Hero on Hold Dec. 1986
6 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 6  
7 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end
Logan's Woman Apr. 1987
8 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 6  
9 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end
Box 3
FolderDescriptionDate
The Things We Do for Love Jul. 1987
1 Original title: Render Unto Caesar
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7
 
2 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
Treadmills and Pinwheels Nov. 1987
3 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7  
4 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
The Man of Her Dreams Mar. 1988
5 Original title: Marriage Made in New York
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 5
 
6 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 6 - end
7 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 5
8 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 6 - end
9 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Box 4
FolderDescriptionDate
Home Again Sep. 1988
1 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 4  
2 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 5 - end
Gypsy Jan. 1989
3 Original title: Summer with the Sheriff
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7
 
4 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
Daddy, Darling Jul. 1989
5 Original title: Inside the Circle
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7
 
6 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
7 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Box 5
FolderDescriptionDate
The All - American Male Dec. 1989
1 Original title: The Best things in Love
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7
 
2 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
Island Nights May 1990
3 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7  
4 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
5 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Doctor, Darling Jan. 1991
6 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 5  
7 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 6 - end
Box 6
FolderDescriptionDate
Doctor, Darling Jan. 1991
1 Galleys, chapters 1 - end  
A Human Touch Jul. 1994
2 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7  
3 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
Babycakes Feb. 1992
4 Original title: Mountain Daze
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7
 
5 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
6 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Haunting Secrets Jul. 1992
7 Original title: Shades of Love
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7
 
Box 7
FolderDescriptionDate
Haunting Secrets Jul. 1992
1 Original title: Shades of Love
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
 
Dr. Hunk Jun. 1993
2 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 6  
3 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end
Don't Tell Grandfather Apr. 1994
4 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - end  
5 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
What Might Have Been Jun. 1994
6 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 6  
7 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end
8 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Box 8
FolderDescriptionDate
Sweet Cream and Irish Whiskey Sep. 1994
1 Original title: The Irish Playhouse
Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - end
 
2 Revised manuscript, chapters 1 - end
Playboy McCoy Oct. 1994
3 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 5  
4 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end (no chapter 6)
5 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
More Than Kisses Dec. 1994
6 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 9  
7 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 10 - end
Box 9
FolderDescriptionDate
More Than Kisses Dec. 1994
1 Galleys, chapters 1 - end  
Not This Guy! Jul. 1995
2 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 6  
3 Photocopied copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end
4 Galleys, chapters 1 - end
Look Into My Eyes Dec. 1995
5 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 6  
6 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 7 - end
7 Photocopied galleys, chapters 1 - end
Box 10
FolderDescriptionDate
Midnight Train from Georgia Sep. 1996
1 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 1 - 7  
2 Copy edited manuscript, chapters 8 - end
The Mockingbird Suite n.d.
3 Synopsis  
Heart Shift n.d.
4 Synopsis and book cover art forms  
Tall, Dark, and Handsome n.d.
5 Synopsis and book cover art forms  
Hero on Hold n.d.
6 Book cover art forms  
Logan's Woman n.d.
7 Synopsis  
The Things We Do For Love n.d.
8 Original title: Render Unto Caesar
Book cover art forms
 
Treadmills and Pinwheels n.d.
9 Synopsis, book cover art forms  
The Man of Her Dreams n.d.
10 Original title: Marriage Made in New York
Synopsis, book cover art forms
 
Home Again n.d.
11 Synopsis, book cover art forms  
The Gypsy n.d.
12 Original title: Summer with the Sheriff
Synopsis
 
Daddy, Darling n.d.
13 Original title: Inside the Circle
Synopsis
 
The All - American Male n.d.
14 Original title: The Best Things in Love
Synopsis
 
Island Nights Sep. 21, 1989
15 Book cover art forms  
Dark Secrets n.d.
16 Original title: Wolf Corner
Synopsis
 
Haunting Secrets n.d.
17 Book cover art forms  
Playboy McCoy n.d.
18 Book cover art forms  
Look Into My Eyes n.d.
19 Book cover art forms  
Scandalous Susan n.d.
20 Synopsis  
A Mistake of Identity n.d.
21 Original short story; flier for Robert Newton Peck  
22 Floppy discs
Amended Dreams, Home Again, Logan's Woman, Man of Her Dreams, Morgain Jay and Rosette
n.d.
23 Floppy discs
School Teacher; Tall, Dark, and Handsome, Taste of Romance, Things We Do for Love, Treadmills and Pinwheels
n.d.

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