Fantastic History

On this page, you will find links to the articles written by many of the authors contributing to the conversation of historical fantasy, creating historical fiction with fantastic elements.

Fantastic History #15: Seven of my Favorite Research Books by Kate Heartfield

Fantastic History #14: Masterpiece Theater by Catherine Schaff-Stump

Fantastic History #13: An Interview with Kate Heartfield

Fantastic History #12: An Interview with Stephanie Burgis

Fantastic History #11: Merlin the Magician–Laying the Foundation for a Not so Friendly Wizard by Pat Esden

Fantastic History #10: Come and Write with Me–When the Fiction Becomes the Source by Christopher Kastensmidt

Fantastic History #9: Name Dropping by Kurt Wilcken

Fantastic History #8: Researching Recent History by Dan Stout

Fantastic History #7: The Creative Spark in Ancient Worlds by Rachel Marks

Fantastic History #6: A Time Traveler’s Guide to Avoiding Anachronisms by Wendy Nikel

Fantastic History #5: Don’t History Yourself into a Corner by Chia Evers

Fantastic History #4: Researching in a Foreign Language by J. Kathleen Cheney

Fantastic History #3: Researching Historical Fantasy–A Dilettante’s Reminiscence by Caroline Stevermer

Fantastic History #2: What the Well-Dressed Woman Wore in 1837 by Cath Schaff-Stump

Fantastic History #1: What’s Different and Who Knows About It? by Kate Heartfield