Being in the midst of all this 16th century fun, and having recently read The Royal Diaries: Elizabeth I, Red Rose of the House of Tudor, I found this week's question:
What is the recipe for good historical fiction?
There are a lot of demands on historical fiction. It's got to be true to its period, while still telling an interesting story. That is, I imagine, a difficult balance for an author. How can an author achieve that balance successfully? Who are some authors that have done so? Is one period more suited to historical fiction than others? Leave your answer in the comments here or post it at your own blog. If you post it at your own blog, be sure to leave a link here!
Last Week's Question
What does it mean to have a "thorough knowledge of children's literature"?
Thanks to all who answered! You can read the answers at the original post, Tea Cozy, and Bri Meets Books. Thanks also to all who linked the question from your own blogs.