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Bridging Historical and Contemporary Fiction (Guest Blog Post)

Historical fiction, like all genres, has fuzzier boundaries than publishers and bookstores would have you believe.

As I learned in writing my novel The Two Row scholar, some novels of contemporary life can have strong historical elements that influence character, setting, and plot. The challenges of this hybrid category form the topic of my essay: "Even contemporary fiction can have historical elements."

Thanks to M.K. Tod for the opportunity to write a guest post on her blog, A Writer of History: Inside Historical Fiction.