Writing Historical Fiction

The Myrtle Wand by Margaret Porter

Margaret Porter has just published her 15th novel The Myrtle Wand, a retelling of the classic ballet Giselle. Such an amazing accomplishment! So I asked Margaret the obvious question: “What

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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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Series – a winning strategy

Three authors offer their advice on writing a series as an important element of success for self-published authors. Some time ago, I wrote a post titled Writing a Series –

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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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