Category Archives: Historical Wonktastical

Books or movies that explore the wonk-love from a historical perspective.

On Escapism in Historical Romance, Part II

So I am having this epiphany about escapism and wonkomance — about what I most want to read, and what I most want to write — and it’s all Erin Satie and Courtney Milan’s fault. Blame them for all these … Continue reading

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On Escapism in Historical Romance

I recently read Carrie Lofty’s His Very Own Girl, and it has thrown me into a mental tizzy regarding historical romance and escapism and what on earth it is I want from the historical subgenre. Such a tizzy, in fact, that I kind of … Continue reading

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Amnesiac virgin temptress meets erotica-writing superdad!

Marriage (sorta) of convenience (ish)? Check! Heroine with amnesia? Check! I’ve known you all my life–epiphany/where you been all my life? Checkeroo! Ladies and gentlemen, we are GO FOR LAUNCH into historical wonkery, thanks once again to the deft hand … Continue reading

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