Writing Historical Fiction,
with Ursula Wong

Saturday, September 18, 2021

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

THIS FREE PROGRAM WILL BE ONLINE.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP.

This workshop is for writers interested in historical fiction. We’ll review works by Toni Morrison, Geraldine Brooks, and Vasily Grossman. We’ll discuss craft elements, including character and plot. We’ll examine period dialogue.  We’ll discuss historical accuracy and ethical writing. We’ll discuss capturing societal norms and global perspectives. Finally, we’ll review approaches to research.

Ursula Wong writes gripping stories about strong women who battle impossible odds to achieve their dreams. Her work has appeared in Everyday Fiction, Spinetingler Magazine, Mystery Reader’s Journal, and the popular Insanity Tales anthologies. Her Amber War series chronicles the relationship between Russia and her European neighbors, beginning with the Soviet occupation of Lithuania during WWII and bringing it into modern day. When Ursula isn’t writing, she’s traveling with her husband Steve.