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7 Ways to Check Your Sources

I’m going through previous blog posts looking for materials to share with you. My intent is to flesh out the 7 Elements of Historical fiction, which just happens to be

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REAL LIVES ARE STRANGER THAN FICTION

I met Curt Locklear at this year’s Historical Novel Society conference. He’s an author, historian, teacher, education consultant, and public speaker. He also plays the banjo. Welcome, Curt! ~~~ Real

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Popular Posts from 2015

2015 was a banner year for articles on historical fiction that struck a chord with followers of A Writer of History. I hope you enjoy reading or rereading some of

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Transported to 1912 Hong Kong

I’ve mentioned before some of the photos that have inspired scenes in my novels. I found several that helped me piece this scene together, which is from the current work-in-process.

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A 1910 Chinese Wedding

The current work-in-progress is set in Hong Kong with two timelines, one in 2015, the other in 1912. I’ve included a wedding in the historical timeline – not the actual

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