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Original features from our print magazines.

Happy Launch Day! Michael Jecks talks Templar’s Acre, the Royal Literary Fund, Indie publishing and his new series

RL: The idea for Templar’s Acre is brilliant. How easy did you find it to write the young Baldwin? Are we going ...Read Article

A Novel of Universal Times

In the final article in our series of features on the novels shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize, we explore how Rose Tremain ...Read Article

Orphan Century: that salutary neglect of the 1300s in historical fiction

I have a confession to make: I write about an era that has been poorly served by the Historical Fiction Industry – the 14th ...Read Article

Giles Kristian on love and hatred in the English Civil War, and his new release Brothers’ Fury

RL: Book two now, Brothers’ Fury. Are you feeling as thoroughly immersed in the Civil Wars as you were in the Viking sagas? ...Read Article

WSP Masterclass Series 2013: 2: Pat Barker on the ‘deepest drives’

The Walter Scott Prize shortlisted authors are at the pinnacle of contemporary literary historical fiction. We have asked each of them how they ...Read Article

Anton DiSclafani talks The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls with Arleigh Johnson

AJ: Your protagonist, Thea, grows up on a citrus farm in Florida, but is placed in a boarding school in the mountains of ...Read Article

SJA Turney talks Rome, the Ottoman Empire and earning a living the Indie way

SJA Turney is an Indie published author of Roman military novels who is giving the mainstream-published authors a proper run for their money. ...Read Article

WSP Masterclass Series 2013: 1: Rose Tremain on musicality

The Walter Scott Prize shortlisted authors are at the pinnacle of contemporary literary historical fiction. We have asked each of them how they ...Read Article

A Victorian Novel for the Modern Reader

In the fifth in our series of features on the novels shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize, we examine how Anthony Quinn creates ...Read Article

Hilary Mantel’s compromise between Then and Now

In the fourth in our series of features on the novels shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize, we examine how Hilary Mantel remains ...Read Article

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