10 Tips for Aspiring Historical Fiction Authors

February 13, 2014

I’m mostly unqualified to be giving career tips–better to ask someone who has had a long and storied historical fiction career like Margaret George, Bernard Cornwall, Diana Gabaldon, Wilbur Smith, Philippa Gregory, etcetera. But the request comes up frequently enough Continue reading

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If You’re Serious About Historical Fiction… #histnov #histfic

July 10, 2012

Unlike many writer’s organizations, the Historical Novel Society is for readers too. If you haven’t joined, but you love historical fiction, please consider it. Writers love to meet the people who actually read their work.

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My Sophomore Novel (Or, How Kate Quinn Nearly Got Me Arrested On Release Day by Drag Racing Through Baltimore)

October 17, 2011

Most authors are nervous about their debut novels. It’s your first offering to the world and you have no idea if the world will embrace it or spit on it. But what most people don’t know is that it’s the Continue reading

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