Tag Archives: Historical fiction

Dutch nobility titles

Kiezer (Emperor) Koning (King) Aartshertog (Archduke) Hertog (Duke) Prins (Prince) Markies (Marquis) Graaf (Earl) Burgraaf (Viscount) Baron* Erfelijke Ridder (Hereditary knight) Ridder (Knight) Schildknapp (Esquire) Jonkeers (Gentleman) Also going to use the suffixes De and Van for my original characters … Continue reading

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1783 or 1790

I’m pretty sure where to begin my fiction about setting and timeperiod. What I still don’t know for certain is where it should end-with the end of the American Revolution or in 1790.

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What’s allowed in historical fiction

Can you rewrite a part of history…By excluding a historical figure or using your own original canons ?

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The Wind Done Gone

Unauthorized alternative sequel to Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind. Published in 2001. Author Alice Randall. Controversial plot Scarlett has a mulatto sister (from her father Gerald O’Hara) and unknown female slave. Even the title is extremely similar to the … Continue reading

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Different genres

Different literature genres biography/authobiography historical fiction historical romance fiction romance fiction thriller fiction sci-fi fiction drama fiction comedy fiction satire

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What’s allowed in historical fiction

I am curious and would really like to know what’s allowed in historical fiction and especially the portrayal of historical figures. In terms of creative freedom what are you allowed to do ? Would I have to create original characters … Continue reading

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