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Heather King

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Leicester, The United Kingdom
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Sue Johnson and Elizabeth Chadwick
Georgett Heyer and Jane Austen

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I am an author with a passion for history and in particular the Regency. I have my own voice, but I like to follow traditional Regency precepts and pen uplifting stories with flowing prose, witty dialogue, engaging characters and bags of emotion -- following with tiny steps in the magnificent wake of Georgette Heyer.

I live in a beautiful rural part of the UK and share my home with various life forms, including two ponies, three cats and a rescued 'Staffie' X. When I am not writing, I enjoy long walks with my dog, watching costume dramas and curling up with a good book.

From a small child, I have loved to write - and dream. In my bedroom I had a wallpaper with flower-edged squares - just perfect for writing my 'news'. I don't think my mother
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Heather King I don't tend to get 'writer's block' as I always have other things to work on if I hit a stony patch. If I get stuck, I go and do some little job or…moreI don't tend to get 'writer's block' as I always have other things to work on if I hit a stony patch. If I get stuck, I go and do some little job or make a cup of tea and that usually gets me moving again.(less)
Heather King Write every day, even if it is only for five minutes. Read, read, read. Don't be discouraged if you're not successful at first. Keep going;…moreWrite every day, even if it is only for five minutes. Read, read, read. Don't be discouraged if you're not successful at first. Keep going; perseverance often pays off in the end. Above all, write for yourself.(less)
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The House

Croome Court is built in ‘warm-coloured Bath ashlar’, a Palladian mansion with two flights of steps leading to the north front and a pedimented portico to the south flanked by Coade stone sphinxes.
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Architecturally, it has eleven bays on each side, a basement and a balustrade to the upper floor. The roof is slate, being pyramidal over... Read more of this blog post »
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