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History and History Makers: of People and Places. Chapter 8. Brenda Husak July 2011. Must Haves for a Good Historical Novel. A setting that’s integral to the story Place and people have to be authentic to the time in history The author has to know the history period well - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • History and History Makers:of People and PlacesChapter 8

  • Must Haves for a Good Historical NovelA setting thats integral to the story

    Place and people have to be authentic to the time in history

    The author has to know the history period well

    Readers have to be able to identify with believable characters

    The story should evoke the similar emotions in character and reader

    References to well-known events, people or other clues should help the reader visualize the historic framework

    Readers fill like the know the time or place better

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