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Writing the Past: The Truth of Historical Fiction

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Mechanics' Institute

4th Floor Meeting Room

57 Post Street

San Francisco, CA 94104

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William Faulkner famously said that "the past is never dead." Effective historical fiction confirms that statement by revealing eternal truths about the human condition. The settings may be in the past, but the stories resonate in the present. In this workshop, we'll examine the basics—from research to voice to pacing—in creating such works. We'll discuss how to write credibly without getting lost in the rabbit hole of detail. And more generally, we'll explore the narrative relationship between the real and the imaginary. So hop on my time machine and begin your narrative journey!

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