Tag: historical fiction. Madness

Thank you, Rotary, for your interest in my book

There is much to thank Rotary International for–its campaign to eradicate polio worldwide and its “shelter box” aide for regions struck by natural disaster, such as the earthquake in Haiti, among others. But here’s a more personal thanks: I just completed another presentation and signing of my new historical novel, Madness: The War of 1812... Read more »

When historical fiction is superior to "real" history

Historians should stop holding their noses when they encounter historical novels Since beginning my historical novel six years ago, I could not help but notice a certain streak in the our community of imaginative writers and readers: A compelling need to defend of the idea that we can use history to tell a story. No... Read more »
  • Advertisement:
  • Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Visit my new website

    I'm a freelance writer, editor and author. I can help you with a wide variety of projects. Check out my new website at www.dennisbyrne.net

  • Subscribe to The Barbershop

    Enter your email address:

    Delivered by FeedBurner

  • Dennis Byrne’s Facebook Fan Page

  • Like me on Facebook

  • Our National Debt

  • Twitter

  • Tags

  • Recent Comments

    • Fair assessment sir. Kids used as pawns in any disagreement is immoral. However I lay the blame mostly on…
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • facetime is something novel application for all the customer's needs. Facetime is by and by available to use with Windows…
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • Uh, NO!! Just plain NO!!!
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • In reply to Richard Davis:
      The Elk Grove Village/Bensenville/south suburban coalition had signed up two international, experienced and well-financed airport builders and operators to plan,…
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • The difference between Dulles and today's claim that the airlines will never support South Suburban Airport is that back when…
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
  • /Users/dennisby/Desktop/trailer.mp4
  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: