It’s Easy as Pie (Chart) to Write Wars of the Roses/Tudor Fiction!

Inspired by this pie chart about how to write a novel about Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond, I decided to post a few of my own helpful pie charts on my Facebook page. As not everyone hangs out there, I’m …

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Search Terms–They’re BAAAAACK!

what does Mary Boleyn look like today In all honesty, probably not very good. why they thought anne boleyn was a witch for kids To be followed by “Why They Thought Anne Boleyn was an Adulteress for Kids.” google It …

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Twelve Tips for Winning an Online History Argument

Let’s face it, history discussions on Facebook (and other social media) can be rough. But there’s really no need to stress, because here are twelve handy lines for you to whip out whenever you’re on the verge of losing a …

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If Anne Boleyn Cared About Queenship, She Should Have Stopped Being Queen

A short while ago, an author of literary mysteries, Lynn Shepherd, devoted a Huffington Post column (titled “If JK Rowling Cares About Writing, She Should Stop Doing It”) to the decidedly peculiar idea that the enormously popular J. K. Rowling …

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Search Terms!

It’s time for some search terms! did elizabeth woodville have a son with edward No. Those princes in the Tower that people have been arguing about for centuries are purely theoretical. night justiciar cat games So that’s what they’re meowing …

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Twelve Rules for Writing About the House of Lancaster: A Writer’s Guide

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been looking at the search terms that people use to reach my website and blog. It’s becoming alarmingly clear that while authors of Wars of the Roses books and screenplays are fairly …

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The Ten Warning Signs You Might Be a Bride of Gloucester

As most regular readers of this blog have gathered, I’m not a great admirer of Richard III, though I find the man and his times fascinating and am very grateful for the work of the Richard III Society in making …

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More Richard III News: Missing Feet Spark Investigation

I thought that some of you might be interested in the latest salvo in the “Richard III Reburial Wars” that I saw earlier today in the British press: Missing Feet Spark Investigation Following the recent petition for judicial review of …

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The Ten Stupidest Things I’ve Heard Since Richard III’s Remains Were Identified

Since the remains found at Leicester were identified a few weeks ago, I’ve been compiling a list of the most dimwitted online comments related to this. I’m pleased to say that my list includes comments from people of differing nationalities, …

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Leicester Dig Countdown Day 1!

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