Jeannette de Beauvoir

Writing Historical Fiction

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This class will offer insights into how to research and write historical fiction that takes biases into account and emphasizes the novelist's responsibility to be as accurate as possible. It covers researching historical places and people, assessing information, structuring a research project, creating and recreating historical characters, planning and structuring your plot, and writing believable dialogue.

Class will include:

  • Coursework: audio/visual and written lecture materials

  • Reading assignments

  • Weekly writing assignments with critique/feedback

This is a nine-week online class. Students can engage anytime. At the beginning of the course you will receive a syllabus, list of required and suggested readings, and course schedule. You are encouraged to email the instructor with any questions you may have at any time before, during, or after the course.

Order your historical fiction class now for $200 using your credit card or PayPal account. Contact me to discuss your needs and to arrange for the class to begin.