Historical Fiction plot

Authentic historical facts and details serve to ground the reader in another place and time. To find those just-right details, one must research. In researching, we writers uncover lots and lots of fascinating tidbits. One nugget leads to another which leads to the next. The more we find, the more we want to weave into the story. Today's consultation served as a prime example of when not to use historical facts and details.Rule of thumb: If historical facts and/or details serve to deepen and … [Read more...]