Authenticity is the life blood of the historical novel. Don’t have your characters eat bread and cheese when they can have a rosewater cookie. Pamela Toler will show you how to find the details that transport readers into the vibrant world of your story.
Author, speaker and historian, Pamela D. Toler translates history for a popular audience, going beyond the familiar boundaries of American history to tell stories from other parts of the world as well as history from the other side of the battlefield, the gender line, or the color bar.Her work has appeared in Aramco World, Calliope, History Channel Magazine, MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and Time.com. She is the author of eight books of popular history for children and adults, including Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses of the Civil War (a non-fiction companion to the PBS historical drama, Mercy Street.) Her newest book, currently titled Women Warriors: An Unexpected History From the 2nd Millennium BCE to the Day Before Yesterday, is due out February, 2019.