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

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

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.

Books a Historical Fiction Author Reads – Interview with Elizabeth Pye

Books a Historical Fiction Author Reads – Interview with Elizabeth Pye

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 that are part of a series carry me along in the history of the period of which they are written, and I especially enjoy these…

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

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

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.       Why Do Authors Write Historical Fiction Novels? Silk or Sugar is the first historical fiction novel by Elizabeth, and publication of the sequel is expected in November 2017. Elizabeth Pye…

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

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

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. This seems unusual because I grew up in rural Virginia and was not surrounded with much of anything French. Regardless of my lack of exposure,…

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Write Inspiring Historical Fiction by Following These 4 Tips

Write Inspiring Historical Fiction by Following These 4 Tips

Find Inspiration to Write by Following Your Interests Each author tells a little different story when relating the process used to kick-start and write their book. What I am going to share with you is my unique experience that may be useful to you– at least I hope so. The genesis of the process takes place within my head. Characters tumble around in my thoughts like kernels of corn popping open in the microwave. Of course, in my case, the…

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