I wrote the first two writing girl books while I was in graduate school, studying early 19th century British literature. One class in particular was absolutely invaluable to my research: The Economy of Print Media. Basically, we studied the cheap, “trashy”, real stuff that people were actually reading: periodicals, railway novels, and, of course, newspapers.
This little scene between Miss Harlow and Mr. Knightly didn’t make it into the final version of A Groom Of One’s Own, but I’m quite fond of it, so here is a little exclusive bonus material for y’all. Oh and PS: there aren’t any spoilers here. Enjoy!
One week after our heroine has been jilted at the altar….
My favorite Regency research books.
In which the hero and heroine have a romantic interlude on the terrace.