Writing Historical Fiction

The Guest Book by Sarah Blake

I rarely read a novel twice. A friend once told me that she reads a particular book she loves every year and I’ve never understood why. However, I’m reading The

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Contemporary vs. Historical Fiction

Since 2009, I’ve written historical fiction, occasionally bringing a contemporary perspective by constructing a dual timeline narrative. But in 2018, while participating in a writing workshop, I asked my assigned

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The Haunted Mansion of History

Welcoming Leslie Simmons, author of Red Clay, Running Waters, to the blog today. Her post eloquently reminds us that historical fiction is an important tool to illuminate issues of the

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Living Breathing Characters

Jessica McCann is a novelist who has also worked as a professional writer for magazines, universities, corporations and other organizations. Earlier novels – All Different Kinds of Free and Peculiar

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A Fifty-year Feud

Author Gill Paul’s newest novel, A Beautiful Rival, released this week – and if it’s anything like the ones I’ve already read by Gill, it is sure to be captivating.

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The Importance of Historical Accuracy

Author Lyn Squire’s debut historical “whodunit”, Immortalised to Death, delves into the life and demise of iconic Victorian writer, Charles Dickens. And good news, it’s the first of a trilogy.

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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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