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Carriages, Coaches, Landaus, Gigs, Phaetons, and More – How to Write Regency Accident Scenes

There are many fine posts on the internet regarding the various types of coaches available to those of the Regency, but such is not the purpose of my piece today. This one has more to do with writing scenes in … Continue reading

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Open Carriages in the 19th Century

I am writing a new book where I have had to do additional research on early 19th Century carriages. I cannot imagine traveling during this time period. Seven to ten miles per hour was the average speed. Just think how … Continue reading

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