Tag Archives: historical fiction

Author Spotlight: Anne Aylor

Award winning short story author Anne Aylor discusses the inspiration behind “The House of Wild Beasts” featured in the HNS Anthology DISTANT ECHOES Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Anna Belfrage

Today’s author spotlight is on Anna Belfrage, author of the short story “The Sharing of a Husband” which is included in the HNS anthology DISTANT ECHOES. Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Richard Buxton

I welcome author Richard Buxton who discusses the inspiration for his short story, DISUNION, which appears in the HNS anthology DISTANT ECHOES. Continue reading

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Historical Perspective and the Modern Audience

Balancing historical sensibilities for the modern reader is one of the biggest challenges for the historical fiction author. Continue reading

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Because it happened: How not to write historical fiction

A historical fiction writing tip: Make it happen, instead of writing about it happening. Continue reading

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The Countess of Carlisle

The real life inspiration for Alexandre Dumas’s Milady: 17th century socialite and femme fatale, Lucy Hay. Continue reading

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Giving voice to women of the past

Annie Whitehead is a guest on my blog and she talks about giving voice to women of the past! Continue reading

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