Category: Historical Fiction

Happy Halloween Dress Up with Elizabeth Pye

Happy Halloween & Spooky Greetings Happy Halloween is what every child looks forward to on the last day of October. As porch lights illuminate pathways for trick or treaters going house to house, Author Elizabeth Pye joins in on Halloween

How Seasons and Nature Affect the Way Authors Write

How Seasonal Changes Affect the Way Authors Write Seasons have a way of making us feel nostalgic. Certain emotions are triggered as weather changes, nature, times of the year, etc., remind us of places we’ve traveled to. It is interesting

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Romantic Day of the Year, Valentine’s Day – a Look Back in France History

Happy Valentine’s Day! Love is in the air on this 14th day of February. How did Valentine’s Day become the most popular day of the year for love? The 18th-century era became known for romance, and love letters, flowers, and

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Plots Interview with Historical Fiction Author Elizabeth Pye

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Plots – Elizabeth Pye, Explains Plots for her French Connection Series   How do authors determine plots? Elizabeth Pye, historical fiction author of Silk or Sugar, explains how she determines plots for her French Connection series. Historical fiction comes alive when

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Historical Fiction: Choosing Characters’ Names & Topics

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Author Elizabeth Pye’s Interview About Historical Fiction: Choosing Characters’ Names & Topics Do you wonder how authors decide on names of characters and book topics? Elizabeth Pye shares her French Connection and Historical Fiction: Choosing Characters’ Names & Topics. Learn how she

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Writing Novels: How to Blend Fact and Fiction – Interview with Elizabeth Pye

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How One Author Blends Fact and Fiction Writing novels and knowing how to blend fact and fiction is an art, one that Author Elizabeth Pye accomplishes in the historical fiction book, Silk or Sugar, the first book in The French Connection series. The

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Research Vital to Writing Historical Fiction – Interview – Author Elizabeth Pye

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Interview on Research with Elizabeth Pye Elizabeth Pye is asked, “What is included in your research for each book?” Elizabeth Pye used primary and secondary resources in her first book. However, she also visited the site of Silk or Sugar’s setting. The

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Books a Historical Fiction Author Reads – Interview with Elizabeth Pye

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Six Books/Series Elizabeth Recommends to Writers Who are Interested in Writing Historical Fiction Actually, authors of historical novels are not cast from the same mold. If you asked ten of those authors about the books they prefer to read, you’d probably

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Interview with Elizabeth Pye, Historical Fiction Author of Silk or Sugar

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Why Do Authors Write Historical Fiction Novels? Elizabeth Pye shares in an interview how she became interested in writing about historical France. Ask ten authors why they write historical fiction novels, and you’ll receive ten varying answers. In this article, however,

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Historical Fiction – a Look at Why Authors Choose to Write in this Genre

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Historical Fiction and My Interest in Writing the Genre Have you ever wondered why authors write about the genres they do, such as historical fiction? They either have a purpose or interest driving them to write in their areas of

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