Author Event:

Faith L. Justice

Presentation to the New York City Chapter of the Historical Novel Society on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Jefferson Market Courthouse Library.

“The Devil’s in the Historical Details”

18C underwear. Bronze Age religious rituals. WWI trench construction.

The sights, smells, sounds and descriptions of clothes, food, housing, behavior and transportation in a different time make the reader suspend disbelief and join wholeheartedly in historical fiction. Author Faith Justice will take us on a journey through the resources that can help make historical fiction come alive. From primary sources to interactive internet tools to site visits, Faith will explore the pleasures and pitfalls of historical research. Q&A will follow. Bring your own tips and share with the group!

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