Category: Historical Fiction

History of Chivalry and Romance Over The Centuries

The history of chivalry and romance has changed over the centuries according to various cultures. But February 14th still continues to be the most celebrated day for love and romance worldwide. Valentine’s Day is one of the top ten days of the

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How to Write WWII Historical Fiction

Want to Write WWII historical fiction? Write WWII historical fiction by reading about the setting’s time period. Study the politics, economics and military strategy of the particular time and place you’re writing about. World War II Theaters of Operation If

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A Writer’s Vacation: Visiting the Places in a Novel’s Settings

Saving up to travel on a writer’s vacation? Consider joining a literary vacation club. Literary Travel Away from Everyday Life’s Hum-Drum An Amazon Associate can earn from qualifying purchases. Therefore, if you decide to make a purchase through the Amazon

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Historical Fiction Writing Inspiration for 2019

Inspired by Nature Need writing inspiration for your historical fiction? Every writer does. Often, we become oblivious to the nature around us and how its beauty is more than enough to inspire us.   Observe flowers and trees as they

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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