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Shiny Boots and Corinthians: Writing Historical Fiction without Cliches

by on Dec 16, 2015 in Nonfiction | 3 comments

I can’t be the only Apex reader who loves Regency romances—but in case I am, Regency romances are to Jane Austen what steampunk is to Jules Verne. There are some very good Regency writers, like Mary Balogh and Amanda Quick, who understand both history and human nature—but there are...

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Never Enough Farmers! Class and Writing Fantasy Novels

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Nonfiction | 6 comments

It always starts in a bar. The barmaid (always buxom) has been serving beer since the church bells rang, precisely at five. Inside, the minstrel has been playing his lute, and the blacksmith drinking one stein after another. The door opens—in enters the mysterious, cloaked thief they’ve...

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