10 Tips for Researching and Writing Historical Fiction
The best historical novels are a transportive hybrid of fact and fiction that weave the hallmarks of a great story – plot, characters, and motivation – with the most compelling elements of the past – setting and tension. In this OnDemand Webinar, learn 10 tried and true insights for crafting an unputdownable read that dovetails historical details with a compelling storyline.
Susan Meissner is a USA TODAY bestselling author of historical fiction with a million books in the hands of readers and in eighteen languages. She is an author, speaker, and writing workshop leader with a background in community journalism. Her novels include The Nature of Fragile Things (starred review in Publishers Weekly), The Last Year of the War (named to Real Simple magazine’s list of best books for 2019), and Secrets of Charmed Life (Goodreads finalist for Best Historical Fiction 2015). Susan lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their yellow Lab, Winston.