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Breathing Life into History: Historical Fiction

Historical novels come in many forms, appealing to a huge range of markets across age groups. When we enjoy reading books, we don’t always notice what makes them work for us. What do we love about historical fiction, and how do we transport readers to other times and places in our own writing? Through reading samples, writing exercises and workshopping participants will develop skills and strategies to inhabit their historical worlds more fully, breathing life into their fiction and making it sing.
  • Q&A with Katelin Farnsworth

    Q&A with Katelin Farnsworth

    Katelin Farnsworth is a writer whose work has been published in various newspapers and magazines and won her an award mentorship with the Australian Society of Authors. In 2020, her novel Found Again was shortlisted for the Penguin Literary Prize, and she was shortlisted again in this year’s prize for her novel Helen Hope. Bianca …

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