Writing Historical Fiction

Mastering Art and Life

Irena Karafilly is the author of Arrested Song which is set in WWII at the time when Hitler invaded Greece. Irena is the author of seven books (5 English, 2

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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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