January 17th, 2014

How is Writing A Futuristic Novel Like Writing A Historical?

By Sharla Rae

All writers have things about thAll writers have things about the writing business we fear. One that comes to mind is submitting our work to an agent or editor for the first time. Well maybe the second and even the third time, too.

But there’s another fear that isn’t discussed much.

Switching […]

May 3rd, 2010

Researching the Historical Novel

Sharla Rae

For the writer who enjoys history, researching is often the best part of writing a historical novel. Even so, deciding where to start can be mind-boggling.

Why Research?

Lovers of historical fiction know their history. The facts cannot be faked. Historical facts set the boundaries or limits within which […]