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 the author has creatively intertwined historical events and famous figures with a fascinating plot. Author Elizabeth […]
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 comes up with names for her characters and the types of topics she enjoys writing. […]
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 sequel, Return to Chateau Fleury, is to be published October 2017. How do you tell what is […]
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 novel takes you back into one of France’s most horrific eras.
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 get ten different answers. They share an interest in history, I do believe. Historical novels […]
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, Elizabeth gives her readers insight as to her own reason for writing historical fiction novels. […]
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 expertise and/or research. In my case, I have always been attracted to France since childhood. […]