Blog Posts tagged: historical fiction

Alex Nye and For My Sins Book Jacket

Five Things: Having Fun with Historical Fiction

Author Alex Nye shares some of the lessons she learned during the process of writing her new historical novel, For My Sins.

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Late to the Historical Fiction Party: Six Ways to Get Started

Don’t think historical fiction’s for you? These 6 books might just change your mind

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Sir Walter Scott and Diana Gabaldon

Guess the Quote: Scott vs Gabaldon

Can you guess which quotes came from the works of Sir Walter Scott and which ones belong to the Outlander books? Play our game and be in with a chance of winning signed copies of the first three books in the Outlander series!

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Five Things: Writing Historical Non-Fiction

How do you bring history to life in non-fiction writing? Fiona Macdonald shares her expertise.

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Dorothy Dunnett

Vote for your favourite Dorothy Dunnett Novel

Lymond, Niccolo, Johnson or King Hereafter--tell us which of her books you think are best

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Five Things: On Writing Historical Fiction

Wise words from the author of Booker-longlisted historical novel Unexploded

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