If your character isn't a trained fighter but the scene calls for a fight, how can you make the scene realistic? Author and trained fighter Carla Hoch has the answers for writers here.
Bestselling author Pam Jenoff shares how she explored themes of isolation in her latest novel, The Woman with the Blue Star, while writing during the 2020 pandemic lockdown.
When writing fiction, there's always a fine line between reality and make-believe. Debut author Kirstin Beck explains how her family's history became the seed for her novel Courage, My Love.
New York Times bestselling author Karen White discusses what drew her to writing historical fiction and how she uses a modern setting to explore history.
Debut novelist Kristin Beck shares what it was like to write her historical fiction novel Courage, My Love and why she was so thankful for a slow publishing process.
Historical novelist David Gilman tackles the age-old question—how can genre writers best bring their subjects to life?
Award-winning author Anna Lee Huber discusses the particular pain of writing during the 2020 lockdown and how she views historical fiction as a form of escape.
Award-winning author and screenwriter David Gilman discusses the joys and challenges of writing the seventh book in his Master of War series, Shadow of the Hawk.
20 authors share tips on writing historical fiction novels that readers love, covering topics related to research, the balance between telling the truth and telling a story, breathing life into characters, and much more.
International bestselling author Nadia Hashimi discusses how her latest historical fiction novel Sparks Like Stars caused her to see the need for representation in storytelling.
Author Steve Goble explains his experience with publishing his next two novels, Pieces of Eight and City Problems, in the same year and why writers should surprise themselves.
Co-authors Simon Turney and Gordon Doherty share their top 5 tips for collaborating with another author on a project.
Bestselling author Nicole Galland explains what it was like to dive into writing a series and how speculative fiction allows her to explore her interests.
Debut author Jaclyn Goldis explains how her novel When We Were Young was inspired by her real-life grandmothers and how many times she rewrote her first chapter.
Bestselling author Erika Robuck provides her top 7 tips for creating an engaging historical fiction novel.
Romance author Eva Leigh explains the complications in writing a historical romance and provides tips for how to do it well.
New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah discusses the most surprising aspect of writing her newest historical fiction novel The Four Winds.