Marianne Kavanagh ponders the definitions applied to fiction set in the past. What is historical fiction?
The Burning Chambers, the first in a new series by Kate Mosse, is published today. Anna Mazzola met with her to discuss how to write compelling stories, what historical fiction says about the present day, pre-publication nerves and strong black coffee. Firstly, congratulations on a brilliant and gripping novel. I tore through it in a […]
History by the River is a monthly panel event with a social buzz for lovers of books, history and good beer. It’s a chance to get together with fellow readers and authors to hear about the best new historical writing, then discuss it all over a drink afterwards. BUT IN MAY WE ARE HISTORY IN […]
Our guest this month, Barry Forshaw, author of Historical Noir, examines the growing popularity
This month we’re giving away a bundle of new historical fiction from those generous folk at Bonnier Zaffre. One lucky winner
Dear Dr Darwin, I’m working on a script that begins during the 1830’s. The central character is a fictional young Black teen, and two major characters are actual historical figures: a young Native American warrior and a mixed-blood warrior; the true purpose of the script is to tell their fascinating story. I, however, am White. […]
This month we’re giving away a bundle of new historical fiction and non-fiction from Orion Books. One lucky history fan will win FIVE new books, including latest releases from Christian Cameron and Simon Turney. Just follow the instructions below to enter. You’ve got four chances to win: 1. Sign up to the Historia mailing list. We promise […]
Prizes: £500, publication in the Whispering Gallery and on www.historiamag.com, mentoring