originally published on March 23, 2009
One of the perennial favorite topics around AAR is the lack of historical accuracy in today’s historical romances.
Still, there is what AAR readers want and then what the rest of the reading world wants – at least according to some publishers. I’m hearing from certain writer friends who are, in turn, hearing it from their publishers that readers these days don’t especially care about historical accuracy – not to mention, of course, the belief that readers only want books set in 19th century England. […]