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Top Ten Historical Fiction Elements

I love historical fiction, both reading and writing it. That stems from my deep appreciation of history. My grandmother told me stories of our ancestors back to the Middle Ages, which made each period of history more relevant to me. When I read historical fiction, I can imagine those ancestors walking the same streets. Now… Continue reading Top Ten Historical Fiction Elements

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Tell Your Story

This photo is of my grandfather's sisters, Ethelwyn and Gladys. I wasn't born yet when they visited in the 1950s from Scotland. This would have been nothing more than a picture of old women in my family album without my grandmother's story about them. Their brother, Aubrey, died of tuberculosis. Their parents only had enough… Continue reading Tell Your Story

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Practical Advice for Beginning Fiction Writers

Today we have a guest post from Karin Rita Gastreich, author of Eolyn and High Maga. Practical Advice for Beginning Fiction Writers By Karin Rita Gastreich Enjoy the journey. Writing novels takes time. There’s no way to get around this, no magic wand that will spit out a full-length novel in a few weeks. True,… Continue reading Practical Advice for Beginning Fiction Writers