A Lost Piece of History Comes to Light

In perfect honesty I rather doubt that any history kept in written records is actually ever forgotten. Unless said records are destroyed or somehow rendered illegible (by loss of language or an inability to translate the writing itself), it is likely that the details of the past have been copied, printed, and filed away somewhere. … Continue reading A Lost Piece of History Comes to Light

Children in Fiction, Part 3: Are Heroes and Heroines Interchangeable in Fiction?

Thus far we have discussed what a lack of children means in terms of world-building, along with fictional children and teens’ (often outrageous) adult-style behavior. Both these items were mentioned in Ms. R.J. Sheffler’s article here. Today’s subject, however, is not among the issues that writers encounter listed therein. Many writers, particularly in the Young … Continue reading Children in Fiction, Part 3: Are Heroes and Heroines Interchangeable in Fiction?