The news is finally out: I have a new SIX BOOK series publishing contract with Dragonblade Publishing! Isn’t she absolutely GORGEOUS? It has been so difficult keeping this secret to myself, and I know you’ll all forgive me for keeping schtum until the very last moment. This beauty is on pre-order right now for just $0.99, so grab her while you can – and … Read More New Emily Murdoch book on pre-order!
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?
What makes a perfect kiss? This is one of the questions that, as a romance author, I spend a huge amount of time thinking about. It’s important to me that my readers experience wonderful romance, soaring emotions – but also romance that feels real, like it could actually have happened. That’s a bit of a challenge with historical romance, especially when gentlemen and ladies … Read More The perfect kiss
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
Have you ever read a romance book and thought – ohhh. That is the perfect kiss! Maybe it was a movie. A TV show that made your toes tingle and your heart skip a beat. I think most of us remember the first kiss that really touched your heart, really made you believe in romance. For me, it was the first kiss between Anne … Read More The Perfect Kiss!
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