Posts tagged "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 »
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