Evangeline Holland

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Archive for May, 2013

May 21st, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

What Is The HEA?

Does it assure readers that the h/h end up together till death do them part, they’ll have lots of babies, and are never poor? Or is it a promise that no matter what life throws at them, they will remain deeply in love with one another? In my WWI series, many of my protagonists can’t […]

May 16th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

On the Time-Consuming Quest of Research

The Lady is Tempted was intended to be more simpler, lighter, and less fraught with anachronistic mishaps than my WWI romances, yet I find myself dragged into the morass of research! At the moment, I’m knee-deep in researching art and art criticism of the 1880s-1900s, and I am dizzy with all that I did not […]

May 8th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

My 5 Tips for Writing the Unusual Historical without Scaring People

The blogosphere buzz is about Historical Romance. Most of the perspective–including my own–is from a reader standpoint, but since I am a writer, I must throw a writer-oriented hat into the ring. After I overcame my pessimism over whether or not my writing career would fly as someone who doesn’t write Regency Historicals, I decided […]