Writers, scholars, and even readers argue about Historical Fiction’s obligation to story versus the expectation of historical fact. Somewhere in between is the fine line that splits these worlds. Historical stories seek to express some truth about a particular place, time or people and use elements of fact and narrative to accomplish it.An Invitation Into a World Gone By – All about historical fiction
Nice interview with author Kathleen Shoop, in which she explains how a minor childhood moment in Stan Musial’s autobiography became a jumping-off place for a look at women’s roles in the 1920s and ’30s. Check it out!