The historical novelist has a responsibility to make his fiction both meaningful and accurate. "The Art & Craft of Writing Historical Fiction" offers comprehensive instruction on everything from conducting research to character development and world-building to navigating matters of historical license. Author James Thom instructs readers on how to find and use historical archives; conduct physical and field research; re-create the world of their novel, as the book's characters knew it; and, seamlessly weave historical fact with their own compelling plot ideas.
Used availability for James Alexander Thom's The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction
May 2017 : USA Paperback
February 2010 : USA Paperback