To Be Royal: A guest post by Toni Shiloh
There’s something about a royalty romance that resonates in the hearts of readers. Is it our secret desire to find out we belong to royalty? Is it the fairy-tale aspect of the read that offers an escape from our own troubles? Is it simply because so many of us don’t have a monarchy in place, so the mystery of it all holds our intrigue?
Whatever draws the reader to royal stories, the author feels the need to offer a royal expectation.
In writing my own royal stories, I thought creating a fictional country would offer the best of both worlds. I could create my own rules but base it on enough realism to make the story seem believable.
Another big fixture in a royal romance is the cast of characters. There’s always one person who hates being a royal and can cause some havoc—which makes for interesting reading, in my opinion. There’s the royal […]