Writing Historical Fiction
21 January @ 19:00 - 21:00
About this Event
Acclaimed historical fiction author Clare Harvey talks about inspiration, research, and how to navigate the line between accuracy and authenticity in crafting quality historical fiction.
By the end of the session participants will understand how to use a range of historical resources to both inspire and shape a narrative. Clare will first go through her own method, and then you’ll turn to other novelists to find out what research informed their writing, and how they used it to best effect in the book.
This session is focused on working together to reveal how to find the ‘story’ in history, and you’ll come away with ideas and techniques to help shape your own work and writing practice.
About Clare Harvey
Clare is an award-winning historical fiction author of four novels, currently published by Simon & Schuster UK. She has an MA in creative writing from the University of Nottingham, and has previously given workshops/talks for Nottingham Writers’ Club, Nottingham Writers’ Studio, Nottingham Story Weavers, Newark Writers’ Club, Derby Quad, Waterstones Nottingham, Beeston U3A, Writing East Midlands, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, the University of Nottingham, Beeston Library, Toton Library, and Wirksworth Book Festival.
Book your place
The price of this session is £14 for NWS members and £19 for general admission. Book your place, or to find out about joining NWS, head to our membership page.