Resurrection and how to do it

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Dame Hilary Mantel has begun recording this year’s BBC Reith Lectures on historical writing. I am particularly interested in hearing them, not just because Mantel is one of our foremost writers, but because of the recent discussion in The Past … Continue reading

Authenticity and verisimilitude

Authentic – adjective genuine, authoritative, true; (of writing) trustworthy, as setting forth real facts. Verisimilitude – noun the quality of seeming real or true; an appearance of truth or reality. Writers of fiction must have both authenticity and verisimilitude. ┬áThis … Continue reading