Personal diaries are treasure for writers of historical fiction – All about historical fiction

Personal diaries are treasures for writers of historical fiction. They should be verified and augmented with other sources of information such as non-fiction books detailing historical events, visits to museums, an understanding of the military, political, societal, religious, industrial, and technological circumstances of the time. Leveraging them judiciously into plot, dialogue, setting, narrative and other elements of the story will truly transport readers in time and place.

Personal diaries are treasure for writers of historical fiction – All about historical fiction

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