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Writing Historical Fiction: Internet Research

currently playing on my iPod: One by U2 Google released Google Art Project this week. A few words to describe it may be convenient, awesome, and frustrating. Convenient: The interactive site uses that street view deal that Google Earth has … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Fiction: Characterization

currently playing on my iPod: Yes Please by Muse You’ve decided to write a novel. You have a fantastic, fresh, tension filled premise and you’re ready to get started. Not so fast. If your premise is a good one (character … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Fiction: Modern vs. Exceptional

currently playing on my iPod: D.A.N.C.E. by Justice When you write a scene set in the past you must take care that your characters (either fictional or historical)  live, love, work, and play in an authentic manner. Why is this important? … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Fiction: Research

currently playing on my iPod: Sleep Alone by Bat for Lashes Recently I was invited to go hawking. The experience was incredible. I held my gloved hand high while the hawk’s master whistled behind me. Storm, a large, female red tail … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Fiction: Language

currently playing on my iPod: Letters From The Sky by Civil Twilight Many writers wonder What type of language is permissible in my historical fiction ms? Through numerous discussions with successful authors, editors, and historical fiction readers, I’ve gathered a few tips for all of … Continue reading

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