Bloody Violent History

How to Write an Historical Thriller

Episode Summary

'Spanish masts crowded the horizon. They had the weather gauge and advantage, a vast formation of swollen sail inbound for the fray.'

Episode Notes

In this podcast we cover the inner workings and secrets of the Historical Thriller, the excitement of walking the ground and prising open the hidden truths of the past.  The answer is to make it look simple and keep the pace moving.  Yet there are many tricks of the trade and here Jamie and Tom discuss how to create dramatic and immersive stories.  For both readers and writers, this should be a gallop through the world of creative writing. 


So it Goes

Tom Assheton & James Jackson


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