Romance Weekly

on April 29, 2014

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‘Do you like to read romance novels? Wouldn’t you like to know more about your favorite authors? Well you came to the right place! Join the writers of Romance Weekly as we go behind the scenes of our books and tell all….. About our writing of course! Every week we’ll answer questions and after you’ve enjoyed the blog on this site we’ll direct you to another. So come back often for a thrilling ride! Tell your friends and feel free to ask us questions in the comment box.

1.  What is the most unusual thing you’ve ever done in the name of research for a book?

I learned how to amputate a hand for my novel “Harriet”.  Not something I do on a regular basis.

2. Name a nonfiction book you’ve read for research that you wouldn’t have read otherwise.  Not including writing craft books.

“Ships Through the Ages”. My historical, “Captain’s Captive”, opens with a voyage to the colonies aboard a cargo vessel.  I wanted to get the details right.

3.  If you could travel anywhere to do research for a book, including back in time, where would you go?

Hands down…England during the reign of Elizabeth I.


I wonder what Carrie Elks has to say.  Let’s go see…..

Carrie Elks

5 thoughts on “Romance Weekly”

  1. jjdevine says:

    Very interesting, I would love to hear more about learning to amputate a hand. Yeah, I’m morbid this way LOL. Great blog!!!

  2. Great post Leslie “hands down” !!

  3. Amy Jarecki says:

    Eww. It’s good to know you don’t have to amputate hands every day!

  4. Harliqueen says:

    Well, if you ever get stuck with your hand under a rock, at least you will know what to do 😀 Great answers!

    1. Let’s hope it’s a skill I never need for any reason….

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