Behind the Scenes at the HNS North America Conference

By Maryka Biaggio and Vanitha Sankaran Are you curious how the HNSNA Conference comes together? Well, we’d love to tell you! First, a few words about structure and organization. The Historical Novel Society was founded in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an international membership that promotes historical fiction, especially through its quarterly publication, the Historical … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at the HNS North America Conference

Your HNSNA Conference Board Hard at Work!

By Christine Trent, HNS North America Venue Chair After an exhaustive examination of nearly a dozen suitable properties in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD, areas, your HNS North America board settled upon the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, located on the Potomac River just minutes from Washington, DC. The … Continue reading Your HNSNA Conference Board Hard at Work!

KATE FORSYTH on “The Writer’s Toolbox”

Writing is an art, and therefore mysterious and intuitive. But it is also a craft, like building a cathedral or weaving a tapestry. And just like any other craftsperson, a writer must acquire the tools of their trade. Learning how to best use these tools is part of the writer’s journey towards mastery ... and … Continue reading KATE FORSYTH on “The Writer’s Toolbox”