Why Historical Fiction?

I AM BOTH AN AUTHOR AND A READER OF HISTORICAL FICTION.  Reading tastes and preferences are shaped by many things; our personalities, early life experiences, motivational drives, and also more mature adult choices, our education, life and work experience, and so on....

IVANHOE – The Dawn Of Historical Fiction

Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe marked the beginning of what we now call ‘historical fiction’ First published in 1820 In three volumes (subtitled A Romance), Ivanhoe was an instant success. The entire first printing of 10,000 copies sold out in less than two weeks. In...