Historical fiction allows a creative blend of fact and imagination. This hybrid form is grounded in solid detail, which then creates the scaffolding for our imagination. Stories like The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak, Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, Fingersmith by Sarah Waters, and more, are all compelling, fictional narratives grounded in history. In this article Writer’s Relief found on lithub.com, Lauren Groff, the author of Matrix, explains how you can weave your own historical narrative.
Read the entire interview with Lauran Groff here.