This week I have a special guest! Desiree is sharing some of her thoughts on historical romance and especially adaptions like the new Bridgerton series. Read on!
Tag: historical fiction
I have read and loved historical romances for…well, almost my entire life! So many of my readers share with me what they are looking for in a historical romance, and I wanted to share some of my favourites. Titles! Readers love titles – Earls, Dukes, and Princes all round, please! Friends to lovers. There’s nothing like a good friends to love story – I’ve … Read More What makes the best historical romance?
I love history so much! It’s one of the subjects that I studied at university, and in the UK that’s quite a big deal: typically, you only study one subject at university but I loved history and literature so much, I studied both! When I first started writing historical romance, I was studying my Medieval Studies Masters at university, and so it seemed perfect … Read More What is your favourite historical period?
The age old question that many of us historical romance authors face is this: how much accuracy is needed? It’s a difficult one to answer because there are two main groups of thought, both of which have their own positives and negatives. Group 1: The Purists “Write a historical romance without all the details 100% accurate? Nonsese!” They cry. “The whole point of a … Read More Historical accuracy in romance
One of the biggest challenges of being an author is planning a historical romance series. I know that there will be people who disagree with me, but I think this is true for three reasons: Planning a series, any series, is complicated. You have way more characters to keep track of, you need to ensure that things like time of the year or even … Read More Planning a historical romance series
Destiny is not a matter of chance, but a matter of choice. Book Details: Title: Uncharted Author Name: Justine Alley Dowsett & Murandy Damodred Length: 319 pages Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance, Historical, Comedy, Adventure, Swashbuckling, Polyamoury Release Date: April 17, 2017 About Uncharted: Destiny is not a matter of chance, but a matter of choice. Fated to be a Priestess of Saegard, Meredith dreams … Read More Cover Reveal: Uncharted