Evangeline Holland

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Archive for March, 2013

March 28th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

Writing In The Here and Now

A good book is essentially about action, whether it be the heart-pounding type of The Da Vinci Code or the subtly-wound type of Gone Girl, or even how and when the protagonists are going to reach their HEA moment. Though it’s easy to think action=murder, explosions, whodunnit, sex, war, death, etc, action is also part […]

March 18th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

To Mustache or Not To Mustache

The physical attributes of historical romance heroes bear more similarity to male beauty standards of not only the decades in which they were written, but the author’s personal preferences. Then we have the covers, where the male models are sculpted, tanned, and chiseled–and manscaped within an inch of their lives. I recall seeing a few […]

March 7th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

On Being a Know-It-All

Needless to say, I have established my platform as the go-to person for Edwardian history, with a bit of WWI history thrown in. Needless to say, I can spout off facts and reel off dates and people and biographies like nobody’s business. Needless to say, I forget just about everything I know when I write. […]