Posts Tagged ‘Claudius Hollyband’

  • Singing for your supper

    I’m writing a scene set in a London merchant’s house, where the family and guests are gathered after supper to entertain themselves. As so often, I’ve gone back to Claudius Hollyband’s Dialogues, reproduced in The Elizabethan […]

  • An Elizabethan schoolboy gets dressed

    I recently wrote a guest blog about writing dialogue in historical fiction. It’s always a challenge to create characters who talk in a way that feels authentic but that modern readers will understand.   As I […]