By James L. Haley 5 min read
James L. Haley, author of the Bliven Putnam Naval Adventure series, shares the importance of the authenticity of language in a work of historical fiction.
By Victoria Thompson 5 min read
'City of Lies' author Victoria Thompson describes her process for creating historical characters worthy of 21st century readers' attention.
By Lorraine Berry 9 min read
Does old-timey fiction seems like it might be dated? We look at works by Louis L'Amour and Robert Olmstead to determine the place of the western in 2017.
By Jessica Estevao 5 min read
Jessica Estevao, author of the Change of Fortune mysteries, shares how the psychic history of Old Orchard Beach in Maine inspired her writing.
By Jamie Ford 5 min read
Jamie Ford, author of Love and Other Consolation Prizes, shares his own experiences that inspired him write stories about relationships and love.
By Fiona Davis 4 min read
Fiona Davis, author of The Address, discusses how the tools of journalism, like research and revision, helped her to become a fiction writer