What qualifies as historical fiction? Answer 2

“For a writer to create a historical novel, it’s not enough to take a generic character and put him or her on the Titanic or in ancient Egypt. The character has to act like someone who lived in the period and place, with the values and attitudes of people in that times.” (M. Rabey, Historical Fiction for Teens, 2011)

Source: Oklahoma State University Library: Historical Fiction for Young People: Home

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