“…the Regency romance community is brutal.”
I asked another writer who has published Regency romances what made the era so appealing to novelists. She asked that I not use her name “because the Regency romance community is brutal.”
Dear Book Lover: England’s Regency Period – WSJ.com
What the what? Seriously? I mean, I’ll take her word for it, since I’m not part of the Regency romance community, but…really? How so? Do they go up to the unpopular writer girls and bitch slap them with their elbow-length gloves? …??