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    The Power of Words
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  • Published: Aug 9th, 2010

Shadows_at_MidnightThe difference between the language in historical romance and contemporary romance is vast. Conveying your feelings in 19th century England or Scotland is not the same as conveying your feelings in 21st century Las Vegas or Washington D.C. It’s the difference between saying “I’m quite out of charity with you” and saying “I’m so mad at you, I could hurl your body out of a ten story window.” And this month, while I was reading several contemporary and historical romance books I couldn’t help but think about the power of words. The way words are put together to form sentences and convey ideas can instantly tell you so much about a character. (MORE)

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