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Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction
     

Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction

by Emma Darwin
 

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Do you have a compelling vision for a story set in the past?

Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction is designed for anyone who wants to write in this genre of fiction, whatever their preoccupation or "era". Designed to build confidence and help fire up creativity, it is also an essential guide to mastering the practicalities of writing historical

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Do you have a compelling vision for a story set in the past?

Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction is designed for anyone who wants to write in this genre of fiction, whatever their preoccupation or "era". Designed to build confidence and help fire up creativity, it is also an essential guide to mastering the practicalities of writing historical fiction, from where to start with research to how to capture the voices of the past. It carries the distinctive learning features of the flagship Teach Yourself Creative Writing series, with Snapshots designed to get you writing quickly, Key Idea to help crystallize thought, and a wealth of supplementary material, including a plotting grid, which will be indispensable for aspiring novelists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781473609662
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
05/24/2016
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
314,596
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Emma Darwin is the author of several successful historical novels, including The Mathematics of Love and A Secret Alchemy. The great-great-granddaughter of Charles Darwin, she also writes short fiction, and has had her stories published and broadcast. She has appeared at literary festivals from Hay on Wye to New Zealand, and she teaches, lectures and blogs. She is an associate lecturer at the Open University, teaching creative writing.

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