By Sarah A. Chrisman A Book Is A Time Machine A book is the best and cheapest time machine you will ever buy. As a writer of books about the Victorian era I often think of myself as a tour guide to another time. When showing my fellow travellers the delights of a foreign time, I alwaysContinue reading “What to Say and How to Do: Writing Victorian Historical Fiction”
ELEMENTS OF HISTORICAL FICTION Every genre of fiction has its own special elements. The elements of historical fiction are varied. They include characterisation, setting, plot themes, and specific styles and tones. Characterization Let’s start with characters. Your characters may be real people that have lived in the past. Oftentimes, these people are famous but, ofContinue reading “Historical Fiction Writing with Universal Class LESSON 2”
INTRODUCTION What Is Historical Fiction? I thought I would first show the definition of Historical Fiction to pinpoint what we are looking at exactly. Historical, adj. 1. Of, relating to, or of the character of history. 2. Based on or concerned with events in history. Fiction, n. 4.a. A literary work whose content is producedContinue reading “Historical Fiction Writing with Universal Class – with City of Joondalup – Whitfords Library”
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