Writing History in Your Fiction
Overwhelmed by the heavy hand of history? Not sure how to blend it into your own world? Let’s time travel and start your journey together.
Thursday, May 25 · 7 – 9 pm EDT – Online
Looking to history for inspiration can be fun–and fraught. It’s not a matter of simply copying and pasting, but rather interpreting, interpolating, re-telling, and re-imagining.
We’ll dive into places and approaches to sourcing as well as explores some of the pitfalls and minefields inherent in writing historical and history-inspired fiction. Plus, a look at authenticity vs. the myths of history. Are people so different now than they used to be? Or are we informed by our own age?
Join me, Natania Barron, a fantasy author, fashion historian, and longtime history nerd, for a hands-on class and discussion.