Please come to the January meeting to discuss this chapter’s future. Several of the core members have moved, and others have potential life conflicts (hope that is vague enough). We will meet the second Saturday in January at the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills, Florida. We ask that members attend this … More Important: January 2017 Meeting
For writers covering the 15th-18th century in France, I recommend Fernand Braudel’s two volumes on Civilization and Capitalism, in the English translations. Volume I. The Structures of Everyday Life copyright 1981. Harper & Row publishers. This book covers French and world populations, towns and densities, regimes, epidemics, famines, invaders, food, houses, clothing, technology and money. … More Recommended Resource Books: Civilization and Capitalism
THE COMMON STREAM: TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF THE ENGLISH VILLAGE, by Rowland Parker, copyright 1975; published in 1994 by Academy Chicago Publishers. 252 pages includes an index, glossary and note on currency. Maps and sketches. The book begins with the creation of a village by a stream during the Roman occupation and continues its examination … More Recommended Resource Book
Once again, we return to the subject of editing your story. January’s program is on REVISION, PYRAMID STYLE. Priscilla will show you how she edits and revises in four levels of pyramid building, going from the basic characters through point-of-view and plot before dealing with the cosmetics. The group will be working on a short … More Preview of January’s Meeting
The First Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society meets on the first Saturday of each month in the Community Room at the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. This month’s program starts at 1 p.m. The critique group will follow, then the business meeting. The critique group examines fiction written and … More September Meeting
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