Finding My Place by Margo Dill

History in Fiction and Why It Matters (Guest Post)

History in Fiction and Why It Matters Guest post by Claire Parson Historical fiction is a genre that looks back into the past and draws its readers into a distant world that may contain familiar historical characters and events. In doing so, it creates novels that are important, not just as stories, but as educational […]

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Vicksburg and the Fourth of July: A Sordid History

Why a Confederate flag so close to our nation’s birthday? Well, I wrote about Vicksburg, MS and their role in the Civil War in my middle-grade novel, Finding My Place: One Girl’s Strength at Vicksburg, and I wanted to share with you all a fact about Vicksburg that comes out in my novel, concerning the […]