Why Should Historical Characters Sound Like They’re Speaking Funny In Historical Novels?

This article first appeared on my blog a long, long time ago.  It's still relevant, so I've updated it, with clean links, for the many new blog readers who missed it the first time around -- t. ______________ I was culling some reviews the other day and came across an old one for one of

2017-07-10T07:44:29+00:00 Monday, July 10, 2017|Categories: Romance|Tags: , |

American, British, Australian or Canadian, Eh?

I’ve made a standing joke out of the fact that I don’t speak anything but English, but that I’m fluent in Australian, British, Canadian and American. It really isn’t a joke.  As an author of genre fiction, I learned very early on – with my first manuscript, in fact – that I was expected to