Author, Editor, AND Screenwriter: An Interview with Preconference Academy Instructor, David Ebershoff

The Historical Novel Society is excited to welcome back David Ebershoff as a special guest. This year he is providing instruction at our Preconference Academy with two workshops entitled: “Costume Drama: Adapting (Historical) Fiction for the Screen" and "Ask An Editor: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know (But Might Have Been Afraid to Ask) about … Continue reading Author, Editor, AND Screenwriter: An Interview with Preconference Academy Instructor, David Ebershoff

“Writing Fights”: An Interview with Preconference Academy Instructor, Teel James Glenn

The Historical Novel Society is excited to welcome Teel James Glenn to instruct at our Preconference Academy. His two workshops are entitled “Fighting Writers” and "Writing Fights," and both utilize his talents as a fight choreographer and a novelist. Today, TJ visits our blog to tell us a little bit about himself and about the … Continue reading “Writing Fights”: An Interview with Preconference Academy Instructor, Teel James Glenn

Top Five Reasons to Volunteer at HNS Maryland 2019

By Jenny Quinlan, Volunteer Coordinator Get Your Feet Wet If you’re new to attending conferences, or networking with people in person is a little outside your comfort zone, volunteering is a great way to ease into the conference scene. (As a bit of an introvert with a few anxiety issues, volunteering at my first conference … Continue reading Top Five Reasons to Volunteer at HNS Maryland 2019

“Taming Scrivener”: An Interview with Preconference Academy Instructor, Alison Stuart

The Historical Novel Society is excited to welcome Alison Stuart to instruct at our Preconference Academy. Her workshop is entitled "Taming Scrivener" and is generating a lot of interest among authors who want to expand their writing toolkit. Say "hello" to everyone, Alison! AS: Hello! I am so looking forward to coming to Maryland and … Continue reading “Taming Scrivener”: An Interview with Preconference Academy Instructor, Alison Stuart

5 Reasons You Will Love the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

By Christine Trent, HNS North America Venue Chair The Historical Novel Society’s North American conference will be held June 19-22, 2019, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, located on the Potomac River just minutes from Washington, DC. We are very excited about this property and hope you will share … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Will Love the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center