Book Reviews

Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

“That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn’t even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn’t even an enemy you could put your finger on.”  There are few books that have caused me to experience anger, discomfort…… Continue reading Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Discussions · Writing

How Important is Research in Historical Fiction?

This year, I’ve challenged myself to get started on my own novel, a historical fiction set in the Tudor period. The process has got me thinking about the importance of research when it comes to attempting this genre. Unlike say a fantasy or a romance, historical fiction is largely based in fact. As a reader,…… Continue reading How Important is Research in Historical Fiction?