Growing a Fictional Family Tree

Writing a series requires a family tree. As the author of five historical narratives, plus a series of historical mysteries (The Lincoln Deception, the Paris Deception, The Babe Ruth Deception), and The Overstreet Saga

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Tips on Writing a Series

Do you love reading series? Have you ever wanted to write one? Vicki Masters has written a series called The Seton Chronicles. Today she shares that journey along with some

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An Interview with Hilary Mantel

Celebrated Booker prize-winning author Dame Hilary Mantel died on September 23, 2022. Such a loss to the literary world and to the world of historical fiction. One obituary referred to

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Social media isn’t so social

I’m thinking a lot about social media these days. The question that lingers at the back of my mind is: What’s the point? I’m particularly annoyed with Facebook and the

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Shining a light on today

How does historical fiction illuminate the issues of today? I’ve just chosen four novels from my book shelves: Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks, Band of Sisters by Lauren Willig, The

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Meet M.K.Tod

Meet M.K.Tod

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

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