6 More Tips on Writing Historical Fiction | A Writer of History
We’re missing a great opportunity if we gloss over moral dilemmas because we’re afraid to tell it like it was. What better opportunity to show that women are equal than to tell the truth of what happens when they are not treated equally under the law? What better way to highlight the injustice of what the enslaved faced than to be honest about how people felt about them? … We wrestle with the moral questions of our day, and so should our characters.