Writing Historical Fiction: Creating the historical blockbuster


  • written by an expert who is
    a published historical fiction writer

  • Deals with a growing market of amateurs
    and undergraduates

  • Each chapter develops a mental or practical skill

  • Advice packaged in bite-sized chunks.

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Writing Historical Fiction: Creating the Historical Blockbuster



Who else wants to become a top selling novelist?
Have you always wanted to write historical fiction but not known how to go about it? Or are you a published novelist who wants to switch genres?  In her meticulously researched book – packed with worked examples, summaries and tips - Marina Oliver covers all aspects of writing historical fiction –

This book includes details on:






















■   ten things you need to do to get started
■   how to research your target period
■   presenting your work to a publisher or agent
■  the 5 stages of a plot
■  how to write convincing dialogue
■  the publication process

 

Author

Marina Oliver

Price
£10.99
Format
Paperback, 215 x 135mm, 160pp
ISBN1-84285-077-6

ISBN 13 978-1-84285-077-0

This book is ideal for:

  • All students taking courses to improve their creative writing skills
  • Post 16-Level students and first-year undergraduates on creative writing and creative studies degrees
  • Adult education centres including WEA
  • Teachers, tutors and lecturers
  • School libraries, reference and public libraries
  • University and college central libraries.
  • Ideal for undergraduates

About the Author

Marina Oliver, former Chair of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and editor of RNA magazine is an author and creative writing teacher.  She has published over fifty books, including thirty-eight historical novels ranging from the medieval period to the 1930s..

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