Historical Fiction: Appearance Means Everything
I find it useful to appear in period costume for my presentations at seminars and book signings. It is one of the joys of writing historical fiction. The important idea is to remain in character...at all times.
I have been invited to appear on local television, a second time, to present as John Hancock, the sequel to my first novel.
You can see the the photo below.
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We have organized a new Historical Fiction Authors and Publishers Group and encourage anyone involved in this genre to join. When it comes to publicity, it seems that someone is looking for a message or needful information, which is a natural for non-fiction writers. Talk radio is always seeking an "expert".
However, historical fiction provides a portal for a reader to visit another time and place. This could be for pure entertainment value, but it might also provide interesting… Continue
Posted on October 2, 2009 at 5:35am
I have taken the liberty to organize a new "group", dedicated to the historical fiction genre. Each category of writing has particular issues and difficulties and this is no different. Anyone involved in historical fiction, regardless of time or era, is invited to add to the fun, as we wander into the past and deal with the present.
Posted on September 25, 2009 at 5:49pm