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'Doctor Who' for the historical accuracy win?

Go figure.

The linked blog points out where ‘The Shakespeare Code’ was right while so many other period pieces are wrong: Black people existed in Elizabethan England. 214 more words

Doctor Who

Hi-Ho, the Glamorous Life: The Tech Set

Marissa Skudlarek eavesdrops at tech rehearsal.

NOTE: potential spoilers ahead for The Desk Set!

I’m writing this late at night, after our final dress rehearsal for… 351 more words

Stuart Bousel

Helping Game of Thrones become more authentic

If you will recall my last post I spoke about how dear Georgie said he felt compelled to put certain things in his work for the sake of authentically in order to show how life “really” was during medieval times of warfare (minus of course the dragons).  1,054 more words

Pop Culture

The Bible is Unique, ...and Accurate

Before beginning this weeks post, please remember that I am only giving a few points that can be used when discussing the Bible.  Literally thousands of books have been written about the bible.  683 more words


A Novel Liberation

If there had been any doubt left about my normalcy as a writer, all lingering “hmm, maybe?”s were put to a rest yesterday.

As you are well aware, I am busy finishing my first mainstream, historic romance novel… Big deal for me. 214 more words


How Historical Accuracy Matters: Madeleine's War

Review: Madeleine’s War, by Peter Watson
Doubleday, 2015. 367 pp. $27

It’s spring 1944, and Matthew Hammond, a colonel in British intelligence, has a torrid romance with the strikingly beautiful Madeleine Dirac, a French-Canadian woman he’s training for a very dangerous assignment. 856 more words

Reviews And Columns

Review: The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad

The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad, Wordsworth Classics Edition, 1993 (orig. pub. 1907), 256p.

In my pursuit of completing the Classics Club Challenge I have committed to reading two novels by Joseph Conrad. 321 more words