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by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Tue October 1st, 2019, 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Balancing Historical Accuracy With Modern Ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Balancing Historical Accuracy With Modern Ideas

Sounds like you picked the wrong era. For your purposes, go back to Rome or Greece. History is what it is. If you tried to write a scenario with Ghengis Khan as a peacemaker, it would just be silly. This is in the same vein. Most HF readers want to learn something useful. Re-framing what really happ...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sun July 14th, 2019, 3:56 pm
Forum: Historical Fantasy
Topic: Arthurian Literature
Replies: 90
Views: 15284

Re: Arthurian Literature

Hi Flicka! If you like horses and HF, may I suggest you try my novel Barbarossa's Barb? I slid in a ton of accurate information about how a horse brain works as the plot spins along -- part of it is from the point of view of a stolen stallion (the Barb in the title) who has had years working with on...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sun April 28th, 2019, 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 15
Views: 255

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

ClareShepherd wrote:
Sat April 27th, 2019, 9:22 pm
I am reading the 800 page plus book by C.J. Sansom, "Tombland". It is set in 1549 and deals with the rebellion in Norfolk.
I'm reading that too, and it is a pretty heavy slog, compared to his other six.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Thu April 4th, 2019, 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 15
Views: 255

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

I just finished The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau. It was excellent!
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Wed February 13th, 2019, 2:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: What Are You Reading February 2019?

I'm reading Yangsze Choo's just released second novel: the Night Tiger. I loved her debut, The Ghost Bride. Chinese colonial Malaysian culture is a fun and different venue.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Tue February 5th, 2019, 3:44 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: New Posts
Replies: 10
Views: 204

Re: New Posts

yes, the knight in shining armor is back! ;-)
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Tue January 29th, 2019, 7:42 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: New Posts
Replies: 10
Views: 204

Re: New Posts

Just curious, Fred -- why am I seeing my old signature photo beneath your posts? Does it show up that way for you? Or is it some weird glitch because of the new update?
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sat January 26th, 2019, 3:37 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: New Posts
Replies: 10
Views: 204

Re: New Posts

I still have it below the 'quick links' 'hamburger'. Isn't it still there on yours?
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon January 21st, 2019, 10:06 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: Hi

Hi Ingydil! I loved Dark Fire also. (The one by C.J. Sansom) He has a new novel in the series, Tombland. It's on my to-be-read pile.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sat January 19th, 2019, 2:17 am
Forum: Site Announcements
Topic: Upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: Upgrade

Thanks for staying on top of things, Fred. :-)

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