How Shondaland Got Into Fantasy Romance Novels


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Hear how Shondaland adapted Quinn’s tales of the mildly mannered into a world of audacious plots for television.

Author Julia Quinn shares her thoughts on the ways her series of Romance novels complement some of Shondaland’s storytelling values. Executive producers Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and Chris Van Dusen share how the audacious plots of the Bridgertons ended up on their radars. And historian Dr. Hannah Greig, who’s worked on several period drama projects for film and TV, talks about mining Romance literature for historical accuracy.

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