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Historical Fiction

Immerse yourself in the past with historical writing!

Interested in learning the techniques of historical fiction? Combine your passion for writing and history, and start an exciting new career or rewarding hobby. The Writing School's Historical Fiction course will help get you started!

All fiction is, to some extent, escapist: it takes us away from our own lives and into those of other people. And, what could be more escapist than to travel with your writing into the past?

The historical novel, a firm favourite with the reading public, is a genre that attracts many writers, and the popularity and demand for historical writers is unquestionable. What is the secret of their appeal?

This course is written with expertise and authority for any aspiring author who wants to work in this interesting field.The Writing School's Historical Fiction course will teach you about construction, characterisation, research, the technique of story-telling, finding a publisher and how to make an ongoing income from your skills as a writer! Plus, as ithe course is delivered by correspondence, there are no timetables to adhere to so your study can fit around your current lifestyle.

Key areas of learning - Historical Fiction course

  • Writing historically
  • Research
  • The way to characterise
  • Emotions, theme and viewpoint
  • Dialogue and style
  • Structure and chapters
  • Publishing and marketing your work

Additional materials included in the Historical Fiction course

Specialised writing reference library!

Pricing structure

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Full payment upfront

$695.00 AU

Part payment instalments

Full payment upfront

$695.00 NZ

Part payment instalments

Full payment upfront

$795.00 US

Part payment instalments

Delivery Options

Correspondence - paper version

Correspondence - Online -  (click on the link below for further details on pricing and enrolment)

To enrol, simply click on your preferred delivery below. Did you know you can SAVE money by completing this course online and paying upfront?