Introduction There are many fascinating and relevant time periods that are little covered in the world of historical fiction, and the nineteenth century Caribbean is one of them. That is somewhat understandable, being that it lacks the cultural cachet and romance that such times such as the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Victorian times, or the […]

Historical Fiction-Research

November 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Historical Fiction-Research

Historical Background: Pre August 1914: Europe was a series of intertwined and competing alliance systems held in a very delicate balance consisting of- Triple Alliance- Austro-Hungarian Empire, German Empire, Italy (Italy also has a secret agreement with France) Triple Entente- Russian Empire, France, British Empire This network of alliances all but ensured that any diplomatic […]

Historical Fiction Q&A

November 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Historical Fiction Q&A

*Plot Outline: This is set in 1919/1920. The story follows a former VAD nurse, Julia, with flashback chapters to her life during World War I. *subject to change/additions Why is your plot outline subject to change? Mostly because I have characters appear out of nowhere and demand to be included. I tend to work with […]

Review of Historical Fiction Novel INÉS OF MY SOUL by Isabel Allende

October 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Review of Historical Fiction Novel INÉS OF MY SOUL by Isabel Allende

Inés of My Soul was one of Isabel Allende’s first steps away from her carefully cultivated craft of magical realism, a form of story telling that was created by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, and into the realm of historical fiction. A stark difference from her other novels, Inés of my Soul has failed to gain […]

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