A Plain Russet-Coated Author

I write in romance in the 17th century. I love it, and I can’t get anyone as of yet to be interested in it. Here in America, it’s Regency, Victorian, or Elizabethan. I Love the Restoration. I’m also excited to find a few of your books here. I went on a search last night to find writers who love the 17th century as much as I do. I can’t wait to get lost in one of your books. Thank you, for never ever changing time periods.

A Sweet Disorder

For reasons which are not mine to speculate on, the Historical Novel Society is no longer undertaking indie book reviews at the current time

And a very dear friend of mine has suddenly become a Kindle bestseller.

It’s rather given me food for thought – because, you know, I’ve never achieved more than mid-list success (albeit consistently – that’s not a complaint!), the reviewers are not beating a path to my door, there’s no possibility of a Rosie film.

-There’s the distant possibility of A Cloak of Zeal making it to the silver screen, but that’s different.

The most successful, most widely-shared blog post I’ve ever written, even more so about the one about being mental, was about a bloody Royalist.

My publisher says I’m a good writer, but he’s not keen on the historical definition.

And yet…

That’s what I am. That’s what I do.

My thing is the…

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