The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

Interview with Olivia Waite - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 123

October 9, 2020

Interview with Olivia Waite

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 123 with Heather Rose Jones

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about:

  • What attracted her to writing historical stories
  • How the Ladies’ Guide started as a straight romance and the contrast in social dynamics
  • Exerience versus imagination in writing romance
  • Bi representation in romance
  • Figuring out how your characters understand their sexuality
  • What it’s like to publish f/f romance with a mainstream publisher
  • The experience of being a bisexual woman reading lesfic
  • Classical erotic literature and the range of sexual experiences
  • Trying to get into the heads (or other organs) of people in history
  • The next two books in the “Feminine Pursuits” series
  • Books mentioned

A transcript of this podcast may be available here. (Transcripts added when available.)

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Olivia Waite Online

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