Shauna Roberts

About me

Shauna Roberts is the author of the historical novels Like Mayflies in a Stream and Claimed by the Enemy, both set in ancient Mesopotamia. She also writes fantasy and science fiction, is a 2009 graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Workshop, and received the Speculative Literature Foundation’s Older Writers Grant in 2011.

From my website

Guest post: Can a working-class hero work in romance?

Today I welcome journalist and fiction writer Jessica Cale, who bucked the trend for titled heroes in romance novels and explains the appeal of her hero, Mark Virtue. Falling in Love With a Working-Class Hero by Jessica Cale With so many dukes and earls populating the pages of historical romantic…

Writing skills aid job success

A small study of 448 freelancers in eight fields on Elance revealed that better writing skills were linked to higher pay and better ability to get jobs:The above graphic was created by Grammarly and is used with its permission.Financial disclosure: Grammarly will donate $50 to Reading Is Fundamental in return…

Cinderella grows up

Today I welcome romance author Ines Johnson to the blog. She has provided a thought-provoking guest post on the Cinderella trope in recent movies and fiction.✥✥✥✥✥ Girl on Her Own HorseHave you been paying attention to the evolution of the Cinderella story? If you’ve watched the Disney blockbuster Frozen, then…

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