Oh, this one’s EASY, you’re all thinking, and you’re right. Definition: A story set in the American Old West in… Read more Genre 101: Western
If you’re one of those people squinting at this post right now thinking, “What on earth is Ruritanian? I’ve never… Read more Genre 101: Ruritanian Romance
Surely one of the coolest things about being a writer is that you don’t have to draw only from your… Read more Writing Characters 101: Emotional Plausibility – Ethnicity & Culture
The term has been (incorrectly) applied to everything from Georgian Historical Fiction to Ruritanian to Victorian Historical Fiction. But what… Read more Genre 101: Regency Romance
Last week we talked about emotional plausibility as related to backstory. Today, we’ll discuss how a character’s gender affects that.… Read more Writing Characters 101: Emotional Plausibility – Gender
Historical fiction is one of the most diverse of genres, considering how many ages of the past there are in… Read more Genre 101: Historical Fiction + X = ?