Tag Archives: historical fiction

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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Author Spotlight: Elaine Cougler

Fellow Canadian and historical fiction author, Elaine Cougler, visits my blog and shares her thoughts on writing. Continue reading

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Don’t speak to Bob

How to defeat every writer’s frenemy, As-You-Know-Bob. Continue reading

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