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Writing Historical Fiction

Writing Historical Fiction

(2013)
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Writing Historical Fiction: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an invaluable companion for a writer working in this challenging and popular literary genre, whether your period is Ancient Rome or World War II.

PART 1 includes reflections on the genre and provides a short history of historical fiction.

PART 2 contains guest contributions from Margaret Atwood, Ian Beck, Madison Smartt Bell, Ronan Bennett, Vanora Bennett, Tracy Chevalier, Lindsay Clarke, Elizabeth Cook, Anne Doughty, Sarah Dunant, Michel Faber, Margaret George, Philippa Gregory, Katharine McMahon, Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Hilary Mantel, Alan Massie, Ian Mortimer, Kate Mosse, Charles Palliser, Orhan Pamuk, Edward Rutherfurd, Manda Scott, Adam Thorpe, Stella Tillyard, Rose Tremain, Alison Weir and Louisa Young.

PART 3 offers practical exercises and advice on such topics as research, plots and characters, mastering authentic but accessible dialogue and navigating the world of agents and publishers.

 
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Paperback Editions

December 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Writing Historical Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion (Writers' and Artists' Companions)
Author(s): Celia Brayfield, Duncan Sprott
ISBN: 1-78093-785-7 / 978-1-78093-785-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Writing Historical Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion (Writers? and Artists? Companions)
Author(s): Celia Brayfield, Duncan Sprott
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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