Writing Historical Novels, Part Two: Elements – Elocution #writing #amwriting #historical

What is elocution? The skill of clear and expressive speech, especially of distinct pronunciation and articulation. So, in other words, speech. Using proper dialect for the time period of your novel will either draw the reader into that era or it will pull them out of the story and cause them to shut the book [...]

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Writing Historical Novels, Part One: What is the Difference? #historical #amwriting #writing

Why does one read Historical novels? More often than not it's because they enjoy a book that brings the past to life, and as authors of Historical novels, it's our job to do just that. From the first word to the last word, we should strive to teleport our readers to another time and place. [...]