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How to Write Historical Fiction

  • October 20, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Online

Learn what defines good historical fiction and how this genre fits into current adult and youth markets. We’ll cover how to conduct research and organize your drafts: how to create believable characters; how to write dialogue that fits your time period; how to avoid common pitfalls like “info dumps”: how to stick to the facts without stifling the story; and much more.

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Teresa Funke was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. She now lives in Colorado where she is the owner of Teresa Funke & Company, Victory House Press, and Bursts of Brilliance(r). She is the author of seven novels for adults and children about World War II, including "Remember Wake," "Dancing in Combat Boots," "Doing My Part," "The No-No Boys," "V for Victory," "Wave Me Good-bye," and "War on a Sunday Morning." Her newest book, "Bursts of Brilliance for a Creative Life," is based on her long-running popular blog of the same name. Her book, "V for Victory" is now also available in Spanish.

Her short stories, articles, and essays have appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers, and anthologies. Two of her essays were listed as Notable Essays by the prestigious "Best American Essays" series.

Teresa is a sought-after speaker, presenter, and consultant. She performs a one-woman show based on "Dancing in Combat Boots" and works with several non-profits to promote the arts, literacy, and history education.

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