The Word Wenches

The Word Wenches

The Word Wenches are a dynamic group of authors who've been blogging since 2006. Describing themselves as "Eight authors plotting in the present, writing about the past ... and improvising all the rest".

Between them, the Word Wenches have written over two hundred historical novels and delved into periods from 1026 to the present. Every week one of the wenches puts up a fascinating new post. There’s now twelve years worth of great articles on the Word Wenches  website with articles ranging from Regency caroling to Eton College, food, music, eccentric women, historical facts, costume, language and the writer’s craft. With something for everyone at the Word Wenches it’s a great place to visit. You can also find them on Facebook here.

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Win a copy of Heyer Society

The Wenches most recent post features a short interview with me and Mary Jo Putney about Heyer Society: the Literary Genius of Georgette Heyer. A reader who posts a comment
here can win a copy of the anthology. So jump onto the link and take a look! Heyer Society is a fascinating read for Georgette Heyer fans with an amazing collection of essays about her bestselling novels.

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