Posted on December 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy release day to author Jane Smiley, who released the historical mystery A Dangerous Business today. The book follows two...

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Posted on November 10, 2022 at 11:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

November 10 was quite the day in literary history! Here are a few milestones (and past posts about them) to...

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Posted on November 7, 2022 at 1:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front has been adapted into a film for the third time. The...

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Posted on October 24, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today we're interviewing author Colin Falconer, who writes historical adventure thrillers, which reflect his passion for history and travel. His...

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Posted on September 27, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy release day to Kate Atkinson! Her new novel, Shrines of Gaiety, came out today and is already a top...

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Posted on September 23, 2022 at 7:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a rough morning for historical-fiction fans. Hilary Mantel, the award-winning author of the Wolf Hall trilogy, died yesterday at...

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Posted on September 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Maybe celebrities find it normal to see themselves in books. For the rest of us, it seems unimaginable. Except, that...

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Posted on September 7, 2022 at 9:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's easy to focus on the big ways in which your ancestors have interacted with history — like, say, having...

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Posted on August 23, 2022 at 10:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer's Digest has previously shared historical fiction authors' advice on the balancing act of novels about actual people. To that...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on August 15, 2022 at 9:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today we're interviewing G.K. Brady, an award-winning writer of contemporary romance. She loves telling tales of the less-than-perfect hero or...

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