Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like
How apropos! I just published a (an?) historical novel, and here comes Tara Sparling with keen observations on the genre.
Of course, you’ll have to read Town Father to see if I’ve committed any of these offenses.
Well, following on from various musings on historical fiction a few weeks ago, the plight of the historical fiction protagonist has been rattling around in the old brain.
You see, sometimes, when life is going just a little bit awry, we like to take refuge in the past, because the past is full of certainty. But what if our woes feel like it’s just history repeating itself? What if current events seem just too predictable to be true? Could it be possible that you are not in fact real, but rather a character…
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