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The challenge and reward of writing historical fiction

GENRE: Fiction
Lumb Bank

Writers often look to the past to understand the present but how do you make your historical fiction convincing? How much research do you need to do? How do your characters think, speak and dress? How do you avoid cliché? Over the course of a week we will explore a series of techniques that will help your writing about the past become thrillingly present.

Single room price: £750
Shared room price: £700

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