We’re back for another book review on Saturday; the novel for today is one that’s been sitting on my kindle bookshelf for a while. Now that we’re in quarantine, I figured what better time to start the first one in the trilogy? So, without further delay, let’s dive into Melissa de la Cruz’s amazing historical fiction novel, Alex & Eliza.Continue reading “Book Review: Alex & Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz”
Hello all, I hope everyone is well while you’re reading this particular post today. As the only thing, I’ve been posting recently have been writing advice articles I’ve decided to make this one more laid back and a recap on the hectic life that has been mine over the course of the first two months after starting University. So, let’s dive in shall we?
Ah yes, historical writing; it’s one of my favorite genres, because this is where we can see our text going beyond what we have written. History is already a story our job, as the writer, is to give it that extra flare while maintaining the actuality of the events. Even in regular fiction novels we become the link to readers and real world topics, whether it be facts around a certain city or topics of discrimination. Our words hold power and knowledge.Continue reading “Let’s Get Historical: The Starting Point to Historical Fiction”