Historical Perspective and the Modern Audience

Writing historical fiction requires balancing the historical sensibilities (speech, culture, customs) for the modern reader. Today, I’m a guest on Mary Tod’s award winning blog, A Writer of History, where I discuss how to do it and why it’s important.

Click here for the article.

If you’re interested in getting an insight into all aspects of historical fiction, I highly recommend Mary’s blog. There are many fascinating articles.


  1. Cool, heading over to check it out:)

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  2. Great article, Cryssa.

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  3. I’ve read your piece on Mary’s blog. You’ve given me lots to mull on. It’s so true that, regardless of era, our characters grapple with the same human struggles faced today. Good to think about as we dream a story into existence. Thanks Cryssa.

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