Writing Historical Fiction: Creating the Historical Blockbuster

Oliver, Marina

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Publisher: Studymates
ISBN-13: 9781842850770
Series: Writer's Guides: A Studymates Series
Binding: Paperback
Year Published: 2005
Written by the former Chair of the Romantic Novelists' Association - and an author of almost 50 books, Writing Historical Fiction gives step-by-step guidance for unpublished and published novelists alike.

Have you always wanted to write historical fiction but not known how to go about it? Or are you a published novelist who wants to switch genres? In her meticulously researched book - packed with worked examples, summaries and tips - Marina Oliver covers all aspects of writing historical fiction - from understanding the conventions of the genre to the challenges of characterisation, viewpoint and plot.

Also includes: ten things you need to do to get started, how to research your target period, presenting your work to a publisher or agent, the 5 stages of a plot, how to write convincing dialogue, and the publication process.
ID: 134629
Code: FO000042