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121. Talking Historicals with Rose Lerner

This week, I sit down with Rose Lerner. Now, I had the flu, and I was stuffy, so I sound terrible, and I apologize for that. Rose Lerner, however, sounds great. We talk about Dorchester, where Lerner began her writing career, the most Heyer way to take a compliment, and the best Heyer way to recommend a book. We also talk about her upcoming release, her current 99c romance, and the short story that just went up on her website today involving vampires and dragons. Yes, indeed: vampires and dragons.

At one point in the podcast, we discuss the Myers-Briggs personality indicator, specifically the NT type, but we don’t clearly define what that means. The NT types are intuitive thinkers. The N stands for intuition, and T is thinking. The types are paired also in the work by psychologist David Keirsey, who paired them into sets.  Intuitive Thinking are, according to Keirsey, detail oriented and analytical.

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This podcast transcript was handcrafted with meticulous skill by Garlic Knitter. Many thanks.

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  1. […] 121. Talking historicals with Rose Lerner […]

  2. Karenmc says:

    Oooh, that was enjoyable. Love the discussion and the subject matter. As an aside, there is a 3-year-old judgmental introvert in my family. After vehemently yelling “Santa!” at her parents, she spent the rest of Christmas Eve quietly opening gifts and playing with a family of tiny toy pandas. I have no idea what the pandas were saying to each other, but they were really into their private convo.

    I’m SO looking forward to True Pretenses!

  3. StarOpal says:

    You had me at “inspired by Brothers Bloom”

  4. garlicknitter says:

    So I had a couple of thoughts while typing the transcript:

    1) Maybe a sensory deprivation tank is out of reach, but what if a con set up a Quiet Reading Room for people to take breaks in? Or has that been tried? (Of course, you’d need somebody to enforce the Quiet Zone or someone will take a cellphone call in there and five other people will burst into tears because they were just starting to relax.)

    2) I am *so* looking forward to the book about the valet and the lady’s maid. I have been wanting that book for a long time.

  5. Taffygrrl says:

    Thank you for putting up this transcript, Garlicknitter! I can’t listen to podcasts but I love, love, love to read them.

  6. SB Sarah says:

    I am so glad you like the transcripts! We’ll keep them coming so long as Garlicknitter is willing to keep adding weird words to her Microsoft Word dictionary. 🙂

  7. Karin says:

    That was the most awesome podcast ever. I could listen to Rose Lerner talk all day.

  8. Nat says:

    I’m still listening to this, but had to pause for a minute to say that oh, boy, I’ve always wanted to quote Georgette Heyer in a social situation! And that entire scene on The Corinthian is hilarious. Rose Lerner, I bow to you 😛

  9. […] enjoyed Rose Lerner’s interview at the DBSA podcast. A lot. She was funny and self-deprecating, quoted Georgette Heyer verbatim (the key to my heart!) […]

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