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What exactly do we mean by authenticity? A Historical Fiction Convention and other news @HistoryQuill @BLFupdates @StroudStories #hiddengems

Historical Fiction Convention, February 2022 The first Historical Fiction Convention organised by History Quill was a four day virtual and international event covering publishing, marketing, writing craft and research. In my slot on the final day Stepping through the Magic Door: defining analysing authenticity in historical fiction (ambitious or what?) I gave my take on … Continue reading What exactly do we mean by authenticity? A Historical Fiction Convention and other news @HistoryQuill @BLFupdates @StroudStories #hiddengems

Historical fiction convention – early bird discount to Dec 22nd @HistoryQuill #historicalfiction #writingcommunity

For a while I’ve been associated with an outfit called The History Quill which offers a raft (or an inkwell?) of services and support to writers of historical fiction. It’s a commercial enterprise but I don’t have a problem with that. It means, for instance, that blog posts are commissioned and paid for (if only … Continue reading Historical fiction convention – early bird discount to Dec 22nd @HistoryQuill #historicalfiction #writingcommunity

Old Bones by Helen Kitson: or how old is old? @Jemima_Mae_7 @LouiseWalters12

I’m quite a fan of Helen Kitson’s debut novel The Last Words of Madeleine Anderson (Louis Walters books 2019) and was eager to read her latest, Old Bones, which focuses on a group of not-so-young women living in a Shropshire village. However, as someone well into my sixth decade (and nearly out the other side!) … Continue reading Old Bones by Helen Kitson: or how old is old? @Jemima_Mae_7 @LouiseWalters12