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8 Rules of Writing Historical Fiction Research

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8 Rules of Writing Historical Fiction Research
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Kim van Alkemade's historical novel Orphan #8 was a recent Target Club Pick. In today's guest post, she put together a list of 8 rules for researching historical fiction (with examples), though the rules can really apply to most types of writing. Check them out:

"After researching and writing my novel Orphan #8-which was published by William Morrow in 2015 and is the August Target Club Pick and an Indie Next Great Read-I put together this list of eight rules for historical fiction research. For each I'll give you an example of how I applied that rule of research to writing my novel.

1. Take bad notes.
In 2007, I took some brief notes about a woman doctor who X-rayed eight children at a Jewish orphanage. I didn't even write down her name. Yet these bad notes inspired me to write my first historical novel, Orphan #8. Only after the novel was finished, sold, and rewritten did I go back to this archive to consult the source of my notes. There, I learned the real name of this doctor, Elsie Fox, and with a little more research I learned she had been born in Austria, educated at Cornell, conducted X-ray research at the Home for Hebrew Infants, and founded a school for radiology in the Bronx. The character I created from my bad notes is named Mildred Solomon. She was born in the United States, went to medical school in New York, conducted X-ray research at the fictional Hebrew Infant Home, and went on to have a career in radiology at a hospital. The parallels are spooky, but I'm glad my bad notes allowed my imagination free reign to create a character who is entirely my own.  Read more... 


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