Historical Novel Society Australasia 2021 Virtual Conference

 

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Writing Parallel Narratives in Commercial Historical Fiction with Kayte Nunn

23 October 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Half the work or double trouble? Kayte Nunn digs into the tricky world of braiding multiple narratives and time periods, revealing the pleasures and pointing out the pitfalls. Together, we’ll examine character, plot, narrative arcs, dialogue, tone, language, pace, setting, creating and sustaining tension and balancing timelines.

This workshop includes a 15 minute break.

This workshop will not be recorded.

About Kayte Nunn

Kayte Nunn is a former book and magazine editor, and the author of five previous novels, including the international bestselling The Botanist’s Daughter, The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant and The Silk House. The Botanist’s Daughter was the 2020 winner of the Winston Graham Historical Fiction Prize. The Last Reunion is based on the experiences of the Women’s Auxiliary Service (Burma) during the Second World War. Kayte lives in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. For further information:

 

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