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The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction

(2010)
A non fiction book by

 
 
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.



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May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Once Upon A Time It Was Now: The Art & Craft of Writing Historical Fiction
Author(s): James Alexander Thom
ISBN: 1-68157-051-3 / 978-1-68157-051-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blue River Press
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction: Researching and Writing Historical Fiction
Author(s): James Alexander Thom
ISBN: 1-58297-569-8 / 978-1-58297-569-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Writers Digest
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