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historical fiction

  1. Rich.

    Question...? Historical fiction – when to stop researching?

    Hi folks, This is a pretty open question (perhaps also a how-long-is-a-piece-of-string? question), but I know some of you write historical fiction, so I thought I'd ask. At what point do you say, "Enough already, these are my sources and now I must write"? I appreciate that research is an...
  2. Rich.

    Question...? Ancient names in modern fiction

    Aha! the new question threads, just what I need... -- So, you're writing a commercial historical novel, an action-adventure story set during the Roman invasion of Britain, and you're faced with all these unpronounceable Celtic names – CYNWRIG, GWRTHEYRN, IUDICAEL, SEISYLL. What do you do? –...
  3. Rich.

    BrainPick in search of ancient Celts

    Hi everyone, What pops into your head when you hear the words, ancient Celt? (I ask for the purposes of research, gauging perceptions :)) And what do you think of when you hear ancient Britain? And Roman Britain? But mostly ancient Celt. That's the one I really want to know about. Any and...
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