USA Today bestselling author discusses how rewriting a portion of her new historical fiction novel, A Most Clever Girl, added suspense.
New York Times bestselling author Natasha Lester discusses the process of researching for and writing her new historical fiction novel, The Riviera House.
Knowing what is myth is important in writing historical fiction, but so is knowing what isn't. Author Cait Stevenson shares 6 things writers should know about the Middle Ages to help enrich their historical fiction stories.
Amateur historian and film buff Georgie Blalock discusses her process of writing her historical fiction novel, The Last Debutantes, in the midst of a global crisis.
Life is full of peaks and valleys, of sadness and joy. So, too, should fiction. Author Christi Caldwell talks about balancing humor and levity in historical romances, and how her life is often her greatest inspiration.
Author Courtney Ellis discusses how she went from a sweeping war novel to an intimate family story in her historical fiction debut, At Summer's End.
In this post, bestselling author Wendy Holden shares how her latest story literally fell at her feet, what her best piece of writing advice is, and more!
Marc Graham explains how he used popular—and differing—myths and archaeological records to find the story of his new novel, Song of Songs: A Novel of the Queen of Sheba.
Award-winning historical fiction author Samuel Marquis tells how he was finally able to tell the true story of Operation Condor through declassified government documents made available to the public.
This supplement to the 2019 edition of our 101 Best Websites provides a guide to writing subreddits—destinations across Reddit where writers can find useful information, community, and resources.
Kerri Maher, author of WD Books' This is Not a Writing Manual and the new novel The Kennedy Debutante, offers research advice—or rather, NOT research advice—explaining how diaries, letters and books she read made their way into her fiction.
Historical fiction author John Thorndike shares five considerations he's learned to keep in mind while writing novels about historical figures.