Fact into Fiction: The Historical Novel

Life doesn’t always follow a perfect narrative arc. So, when authors write historical novels, they can’t just make up everything. They have to stay within at least the broad guardrails of history. How do authors thread that needle? I’ll discuss how writers meet that challenge with my friend and fellow author David O. Stewart on HistoryAuthorTalks.com. Our colleague Eric Dezenhall, also an author of historical fiction, will moderate The History Novel: Folding Fact into Fiction.

Presented by the Roger Williams Literary Agency, HistoryAuthorTalks.com brings selected pairs of authors together with readers to celebrate and support scholarship, history, and our nation’s booksellers. Please join us on Zoom on Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m. Visit HistoryAuthorTalks.com to register.

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