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History Fan Fictionary

Want to see what I’ve been up to these past few days? I posted on History Hoydens today about the game show dreamed up by Susanna Kearsley, “History Fan Fictionary”. Click here to test your historical word knowledge!

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More Birthday!

You can also find me today on History Hoydens, writing about birthday traditions.

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Upstairs, Downstairs

For those of you who like seeing the downstairs as well as the upstairs, check out Tracy Grant’s interesting post on servant/master relationships in historical fiction. For me, the first to come to mind are Jeeves and Wooster and Bunter and Lord Peter Wimsey. It struck me that both are (a) 1920s and 30s, and…

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Blurring the Lines

Today on History Hoydens, I posted about fiction posing as fact– and the pluses and minuses thereof.

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Marzipan for Eloise

From Germany, Jenna sent me these adorable photos of marzipan pigs for Eloise. (If you’ve read Orchid Affair, you know the story.) How cute is that? In other news, if you head over to History Hoydens, you can find a post on the strange alchemy by which contemporary fiction transmutes itself into a historical artifact.…

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This and That

The “This” is this week’s Mistletoe magnet calendar winner from the If You Like comments… Amanda L.B.! Congrats Amanda! If you email me with your snail mail address, I’ll send the calendar along to you. The “That” is a post on History Hoydens, in which, inspired by Isobel Carr and the Wall Street Journal article…

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History Hoydens

Musing on the impact of geography on historical fiction (and a little window onto what I’m working on right now) on History Hoydens.

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