The Relatable Protagonist

How does one make a driven, downright ambitious, female protagonist relatable to present day readers? Tessa Arlen is the author of two series – the Lady Montfort mystery series and

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Exploring Family Heritage in Fiction

In writing his recent series of historical novels, author David Cairns, the Baron of Finavon, discovered inspiration close to home…. The explosion of genealogical research databases and their marketing over

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100 Years From Now …

Readers of this blog will know that I am not usually political. However, it is impossible for me to ignore what is going on in the United States, our neighbour

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A call for ideas

Dear friends and followers of A Writer of Fiction – after ten years of blogging about historical fiction, I’m searching for ideas on where to take the exploration next. This

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270 Writing Contests!

A few weeks ago, I jotted down a reminder note: Research writing awards. I added this to my already long list of things to do. Serendipity struck a few days

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Meet M.K.Tod

The historical fiction author behind A Writer of History...

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