Historical Heroines Get Funny

I recently wrote a blog post with my fellow City Owl author Maryanne Fantalis. We called it "Historical Heroines Get Real," and collaborating on it was a hoot. (🦉wink, wink!🦉)

Our free-thinking, free-speaking characters—Kate and Caro—are two peas from the same proto-feminist pod. They'd be BFFs if they ever met in real life, so we imagined them chatting back and forth by smartphone (even though Apple and Galaxy meant very different things, of course, in Regency and Medieval England). 

I hope you'll check out their cheeky conversation. As a preview, here are a few of the memes that didn't make it into the post:

 Every reader likes their historical fiction to be as authentic as possible. And (I'm only being 50% sarcastic here) nothing says Regency England like a cathartic group singalong to "All the Single Ladies." 

Every reader likes their historical fiction to be as authentic as possible. And (I'm only being 50% sarcastic here) nothing says Regency England like a cathartic group singalong to "All the Single Ladies." 

 Even the most dashing of heroes will get on your last, finely-embroidered nerve every now and again.

Even the most dashing of heroes will get on your last, finely-embroidered nerve every now and again.

 Further proof that mansplaining has been around since the dawn of time.

Further proof that mansplaining has been around since the dawn of time.

 Thanks for reading!

Thanks for reading!