Evangeline Holland

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Archive for April, 2015

April 20th, 2015 by Evangeline Holland

Sex and the Single (Romance) Hero

As I have been busy writing various projects, I began to notice a pattern in my heroes. As first, I was like…nah…he’s…wait…no, he’s…him either…hmm. All of my heroes are celibate/abstinent for one reason or another when the story begins, and it got me thinking about the sexual lives of romance heroes. It’s possible that I’ve […]

April 7th, 2015 by Evangeline Holland

On Diversity in Historical Romance

NYT Best-selling historical romance author Sarah Maclean tweeted a link to a Tumblr conversation about the historical accuracy excuse in regards to period dramas erasing people of color from its cast of characters and its general landscape. It is a powerful indictment against lazy history and the laziness when it comes to building a diverse […]