Throwback Thursday: The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis

I remember the first time I saw this book. It was in my school library, and it was the title and the cover that drew me in. What help me captive was the style of writing and tone of voice Michaelis uses throughout the novel.

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Let’s Get Historical: The Starting Point to Historical Fiction

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.

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