Fact into Fiction: Writing the Historical Novel
Setting historical fiction in a real time and place requires in-depth research and an immersion into the time period and setting. Novelists Sandra Neil Wallace (Muckers) and Rich Wallace (War and Watermelon) will share how to steep yourself in your characters’ world through conventional and not-so-conventional sources. Balancing “story” and history is a difficult task. Learn how to remain true to the facts without letting your story get bogged down by them.
We’ll delve into these topics and more:
We’ll also look at your own work-in-progress with group critique sessions.