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The One Thing Historical Fiction Writers Ought to Know

The Gender-Genre Wars In a recent issue of Writer’s Digest, literary agent Irene Goodman offered her advice on “16 Things All Historical Fiction Writers Need to Know.” Among them was the caution (?) that “This kind of fiction requires high … Continue reading

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The Knights of Yesteryears

Popular historical novels depict “sympathetic characters,” these reflect far more of our time, rather than theirs. Continue reading

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