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Writing About the Past: History vs Legend

by Eldred Bird

Photograph of the Statue of Saint Patrick holding his staff in one hand and the other hand held up with two fingers pointing upward, on St. Patrick's Church in Belfast.
St. Patrick's Church,Donegall Street, Belfast.

St. Patrick’s Day is here, and l have the honor of supplying the WITS post this year. Luck of the Irish, right? To be perfectly honest I’m mostly Scottish and Nordic, but I prefer Irish whisky.… Read the post

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Researching The Historical Novel - Part 2

by Sharla Rae - (Here's a link to Part 1 in this series!)

As we discussed in the last post, for the writer who enjoys history, researching is often the best part of writing a historical novel. The other day, we discussed building the framework.… Read the post

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