The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Writing Historical Fiction

Instructor:  Barbara Shoup
Date: Wednesday, November 30
Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Location: IWC
Cost: $48 Nonmembers, $33 members, $28 student/teacher/senior members/military members/librarian members

Are you fascinated by events of the past? Intrigued by how people lived and what they thought—and ate and wore and did to stave off boredom? Would you like to live in another time, by way of writing fiction? This class will provide an overview of the practical considerations of writing historical fiction, addressing such questions as, Where do you start? How do you keep your research from overwhelming the story? How true to the historical facts must you remain? How can you create characters true to the standards and knowledge of their time? And more...

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