Kathryn Warner’s Guide to Writing and Discussing Historical Figures (aka My ‘Bible’ for Writing Historical Fiction)

Kathryn Warner’s Guide to Writing and Discussing Historical Figures (aka My ‘Bible’ for Writing Historical Fiction)

[Originally posted in Kathryn Warner’s blog dedicated to Edward II of England]

Amen to that, sister, and historians and historical novelists better take note!

People, beware of unfairly maligning historical figures just to make them more unsympathetic or make your favorites look better!

People, beware of unfairly maligning historical figures just to make them more unsympathetic or make your favorites look better!

[Originally posted in Kathryn Warner’s blog dedicated to Edward II of England]

Oh dear, historians and historical novelists alike who are guilty of this should watch out now! XD

Favorite Historical Figures (will link later)

These figures are mostly morally ambiguous royalty so bear with me and my obsession with royal history: