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Balls and assemblies form a regular feature of Georgian and Regency era historical novels. Often heroes and heroines meet, flirt, fight, and even fall in love on the ball room floor. But, what was it really like to attend a ball? Recently, I got to find out first hand.

Comments or complaints I often hear from new or aspiring writers: My family doesn’t support me; My husband thinks this is stupid; My husband won’t help; My husband insists I get a pen name because he’s embarrassed.

June is Audiobooks Month! Say what? If you haven’t thought about or listened to audiobooks, you may not realize that the audiobook industry is thriving and growing larger each day. Once relegated to the back recesses of libraries, and used primarily by those with visual impairments, audiobooks have become mainstream entertainment.

The title “The Rules of Medieval Sex” refers to sex in the Middle Ages, nothing kinkier than that, so get your head out of the gutter, and join me on an innocent frolic through attitudes about sex in the 800’s, Charlemagne’s Empire.

Every once in a while, we run across someone who seems to defy all known societal rules, and that tweaks our interest. The minute we hear a story like that, questions begin rolling off our tongues before we can slap a hand over our mouths, “How did they do that?” - “What motivates them?” – “What makes them tick!?” That is exactly what happened when we heard about 21-year old RJ Tolson.

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