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CPHS_Creative Writing - James. J. Hill House - Historical Fiction Assignment: Writing Historical Fiction

This guide has been designed to help you through the research and writing processes for completing your Creative Writing II Historical Fiction assignment. Standards Met: 9.7.7.7, 9.7.8.8, 9.7.9.9, 11.7.7.7, 11.7.8.8, 11.7.9.9

How to Write Bad Historical Fiction

“How to Write Badly” examples:

Example #1: give us too much of your research

Example #2: try too hard to sound like the era you're writing in

Example #3: include passing references to major historical events

Historical Fiction Hooks

Click here to find examples of historical fiction hooks.

How to Write Good Historical Fiction

Click here to find advice on  how to write good Historical Fiction.