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Q&A with Louise Fein

Q&A with Louise Fein

Blog Post: Lucille Turner Q&A with Louise Fein Q&A with Louise Fein Lucille Turner LUCILLE TURNER’s first book, Gioconda, was published by Granta Books in 2011. Gioconda was about the life of Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci; it went on to win the...
MYTHS AND THEIR MONSTERS – Count Dracula

MYTHS AND THEIR MONSTERS – Count Dracula

There is a fundamental difference between myth and story. Myths are mostly supernatural; stories are mostly fictional. Myths can generate powerful monsters, and they arise in every culture all around the globe. These mythical monsters are significant, because they are...
Theme in Historical Fiction

Theme in Historical Fiction

Writing is a very subjective activity. A writer becomes immersed in the fictional world he or she creates for the time it takes to finish the book, be it a few months or a few years.  But however dedicated a writer you are, one of the greatest challenges you face...
The Fall of Constantinople

The Fall of Constantinople

Present-day Istanbul was once called Constantinople, and it was in Greek hands until it fell to the Ottoman army in 1453. For centuries the city was the principal capital of the Christian world, until Rome replaced it little by little, exerting its power through the...