Friday, 4 March 2011

Don't get it right, get it writ.

As my old and now late friend and novelist Les Williamson used to say. So here's J. David Simons' notes on how to do or not do research for historical novels:

1 comment:

David Belbin said...

That's a very nice piece. I've bookmarked that site. I'd endorse everything he says about historical novels, except the bit about setting them at least 80 years ago... 'An Exquisite Sense of What is Beautiful' is a pretty cool title, too.