August 5th, 2011

Using Real People and Events in Fiction – Michelle Diener

Our Sensational Summer Friday guest today is a true world traveler – she was born in London, was raised in KwaZula Natal, South Africa, and she now lives in Australia. Laura Drake knows Michelle Diener through her RWA-WF (Women’s Fiction) chapter, where Michelle is the VP of Communications. The title sounds vague, but in an […]

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 […]