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Imagination and knowledge: The Basis of the Historical Novel by Constance Hussey

Readers often ask how I can write about characters and settings from the past. I’ve obviously never been there, done that. How do I know all that stuff? Remember what belongs and what doesn’t? I can only say that it is a combination of research, imagination—and a love of history. A secret yen from your …
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Sexual Tension, Without Any…You Know… Sex by Alice Gaines

(Note: Because I’m a romance author, I’ll use the standard romance terms – hero and heroine (h/h). Your sexual tension may not occur between two protagonists. Also, I don’t mean to imply that romance or sexual attraction are restricted to members of the opposite sexes.) Because I write romance, all my stories include physical intimacy …