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Post by SLStevens » Fri February 11th, 2011, 5:55 pm

Hi! My name is Samantha. I recently graduated from college with a degree in English (writing emphasis) and I'm working on my first novel, an historical fantasy. I love historical fiction, especially novels that are set in the ancient world. :D

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Post by Misfit » Fri February 11th, 2011, 6:09 pm

Hi Samantha, glad you found us.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri February 11th, 2011, 6:26 pm

Welcome, Samantha! Glad to have you here.
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Post by wendy » Fri February 11th, 2011, 7:57 pm

[quote=""SLStevens""]Hi! My name is Samantha. I recently graduated from college with a degree in English (writing emphasis) and I'm working on my first novel, an historical fantasy. I love historical fiction, especially novels that are set in the ancient world. :D [/quote]

Welcome to the group. What period of history are you working in?
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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
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Post by Vanessa » Fri February 11th, 2011, 10:10 pm

Welcome, Samantha. I hope you enjoy it here.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Fri February 11th, 2011, 10:12 pm

Hey there. Welcome to the forum.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
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Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri February 11th, 2011, 11:20 pm

Hi Samantha, and congratulations on graduating!

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Post by LoveHistory » Sat February 12th, 2011, 12:00 am

Hi Samantha. Congrats on your graduation, and good luck with your first novel. Welcome to the group.

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Post by parthianbow » Sat February 12th, 2011, 11:53 am

Hi Samantha, and welcome to the best place on the web to talk about HF! Good luck with your first novel - historical fantasy, eh? Have you read our very own Sarah Woodbury's medieval hist, fantasy books? Or Harry Turtledove's Videssos cycle (Roman) books? or SJA Turney's (Roman) Interregnum?

You'll find plenty of ancient world authors here too if you look ( :D :o ): Michelle Moran, Russ Whitfield, fljustice and many others.
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Post by LoobyG » Sun February 13th, 2011, 8:28 pm

Hello and welcome Samantha :)

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