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While a historian stands firmly planted in the present and looks back into the past a historical novelist has a immediate task to set readers in the midst of bygone events and lead them forward allowing them to live and f. I received this book through the FirstReads Giveaways; these are my honest thoughts I'm historian not a creative writer As an avid reader I have avoided historical fiction because bad history makes the story unbearable for me I agree with every line of this book Historians can absolutely be snobs sure but bad history is just lazy But on the other hand I don't expect every historical fiction writer to go get a history degree This book is a perfect middle ground he lays out the groundwork for the writer to get the history whenever the focus right which will only improve their story I approve so much of what he has to say that I'm passing this one on to my favorite author friend

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Once Upon a Time It Was NowOw the River From Sea to Shining Sea Sign Talker gives you the tools you need to research and create stories born from the past that will move and inspire modern readers His comprehensive approach includes lessons on how. Very readable and engaging Experienced writers will not be surprised by anything here but the book is a good summary of the importance of research the value of historical accuracy and the need to avoid anachronism in its various shapes Writers of other genres of fiction will also find value here Thom is writing about a particular strain of historical fiction one that is heavy on the history and light on the fiction I read the book though because the book I'm writing is fiction than history with historical elements forming a backdrop but without historical figures playing a part Still Thom's tips give the writer a great deal to think about

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Review Þ Once Upon a Time It Was Now Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ While a historian stands firmly planted in the present and looks back into the past a historical novelist has a immediate task to set readers in the midst of bygone events and lead them forward allowing them toEel the wonderment fear hope triumph and pain as if they were there Learning historical stories is easy creating stories based in history is not In Once Upon a Time It Was Now best selling author James Alexander Thom Foll. This well thought out guide provides easy to understand and follow steps that will help novice and experienced writers write historical fiction Example and exercises illustrate how to be accurate and develop credible fiction The chapter titled “Genealogy is like the potato” provides a practical and useful way for writers to develop their research skills and multiple ways the data rich information can be used in developing historical characters The author provided an index with key figures media titles and subjectsGoodreads Giveaway randomly chose me to receive this book Although encouraged I was under no obligation to write a review The opinions I have expressed are my own