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The Freedman’s Story

An escaped slave tells his story—including his account of his violent showdown with slave-catchers in Pennsylvania.<p><b>PART I.</b><p>(Read Part II, March 1866)<p><i>The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story</i> …

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How to Keep Language Authentic in Historical Fiction

Depicting characters from the past authentically, and portraying their use of language, are two of the elements that make writing historical fiction so very much more difficult than writing straight history.<p>Time periods remote from our own often present us with beliefs and customs so different that …

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How To Research A Historical Fiction Novel, According To YA Author Erin Bowman

You may only associate the term "world building" with writing science fiction or fantasy, but it is just as important when writing historical …

Genealogy

Out now - LFC 125: The Alternative History

<i>LFC 125: The Alternative History</i> marks the special milestone through a wealth of stories featuring the players, managers and supporters who have …

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Six Picks: Historical Fiction

Who doesn’t love a story from the past… especially one with a little creative license? Historical fiction explores the richness of history by taking …

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Historical Fiction Vignettes – Ananya Balakrishnan | Ananya's blog

Vignette #1: Olivia’s Leg<p>My little sister, Olivia, is three. She doesn’t speak in full sentences yet. When we boarded the boat to America, she …

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Jae’s historical fiction vignettes | JaeHyung's blog

Vignette Title: Last sunshine<p>Idea(s) being explored:child labor in 19th<p>Specific Historical connection: child labor in London coal mine<p>My friend Tomas …

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Minsuh’ Historical Fiction Vignettes | MInsuh's Blog

<b>Two years to go</b><p>Girls my age, the girls who don’t have to go to dusty factories and live in one room with the whole family–they go to school. School …

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Noa’s historical fiction vignettes | Noa's blog

I got home early. I looked for my red dress. Finding it under a pile of other clothes, I slipped it on, grabbed my bag, and made my way onto the …

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Eduard’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Eduard's blog

<b>Killing Time</b><p>We had to wait for several days before we could enter America. There wasn’t much to do, but there were a lot of people. To make time …

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Surya Raghav’s Historical Fiction Vignettes—Humanities | Surya's blog

Anderson, Elizabeth. “How Bosses Are (Literally) like Dictators.” <i>Vox</i>, Vox, 17 July 2017, …

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Deven’s historical fiction vignette

<b>Outrageous</b>!<p>This is outrageous! One minute I’m the moneymaker in our family, the one who supports us, the one who makes the dough, but I come into the …

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Historical Fiction Vignettes | Keshav's blog

Decadence | Vignette #1<p>“Add a glass of champagne, butler. And make sure to add some chocolate; I’ve heard that the mayor’s wife goes crazy for …

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Sora’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Sora's blog

Being an American as Jewish<p>When I got off the ship I looked for the Mulberry street. But first I had to get a medical check. To be honest I was …

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Keiran’s historical fiction vignettes | Keiran's blog

Title: How I wish I was them<p>Photo by “Photo Literacy” <br>I look out the window and see a group of kids playing. I think that are playing tag. I look at …

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GaYoung’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | GaYoung's blog

<b>Everything would be different</b><p>“Boom! Pew! Pew!”. Struggling, I managed to stand up on my lean legs and look for my brother, my only family after our …

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Enoch’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Enoch's Blog

<b>Poor People on the Street</b><p>All the people on the street, all those poor people, I was exactly like them at first whenX I came to America. They are …

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Eshan’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Eshan's blog

<b>That’s Just How It Is</b><p>I breathed in the fresh city air as I pace towards my Job. I wasn’t needed in the countryside anymore. I was shamefully replaced …

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Maanvi’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Maanvi's Blog

<b>i wish i was a bird</b><br>The sun doesn’t seem to shine as bright here as it did in the country. Maybe it’s the smoke from the factories that swirls out …

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My Historical Fiction Vignettes – Karolina

<b>By the wheat field, my home</b><p>I see the hazel brown thin layer of wheat blow in the wind as if the field was only a big blanket dancing in the wind. The …

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Divided We Stand: “Confederate” and Civil War Alternate Histories - Los Angeles Review of Books

THE RECENT BACKLASH against HBO’s <i>Confederate</i> has cast a spotlight on fictional alternate histories of the Civil War, but lost in this controversy is …

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Solve Crimes in Alternate History Louisiana in Lamplight City Q2 2018

Solve Crimes in Alternate History Louisiana in Lamplight City Q2 2018<p>/ October 19, 2017 at 6:35 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p><i>Lamplight City,</i> an upcoming …

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'Skinful Of Shadows' Delights Without Reservation

Fans of Frances Hardinge's Costa Award-winning book, <i>The Lie Tree</i>, will be delighted by this new portrait of a unique corner of British history, seen through the eyes of a girl who is too smart for the comfort of her time and circumstances.<p>Since a very early age, Makepeace has known she can sense …

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Historical Fiction Focuses on the 20th Century

The Walter Scott prize did an analysis of prize submissions since its eight years of existence-with 650 novels submitted-and found that “38% of its …

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William Gibson's New Graphic Novel, 'Archangel,' Takes Nuclear Anxiety to Its Terrifying End

Like a lot of children of the 1950s, William Gibson grew up haunted by the specter of the atomic bomb, and enthralled by science fiction stories. His …

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The Power of In-House Professional Development

We’ve all been there: the in-service day where a consultant has been brought in to enlighten teachers on the latest best practices in education. …

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Don’t miss today’s KND Thriller of the DayAn Invitation to Hitler (Ethelred Book 1) 4.6 stars – 10 reviewsKindle Price: 99 centsEveryday …

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11 Historical Fiction Novels By Women To Look Forward To This Fall

Are you already starting to get the autumnal blues now that summer is over? Well, cheer up reader, because even though the days of beach reading are …

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Why Reading the History Behind Historical Fiction Is a Must

When I was in college, I double-majored in English and history, which means that I love both fact and fiction, the imagined and the actual—and that …

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