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Five minutes with… Dan Snow

Dan Snow is an author, historian, TV presenter and the mastermind behind the hugely popular History Hit podcast series. His latest BBC endeavour, 1066: A Year To Conquer England, is available via iPlayer.  What is an historian? Someone who explores what happened before now. Was there anything in particular that made you decide to pursue a career in history? Nope. History was so woven with my …

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From historical fact to historical fiction

Historian and novelist James Aitcheson on making the transition from fact to fiction, why research matters, and the power of historical novels to challenge myths and misconceptions. One of the most common questions that historical novelists get asked is: where do you draw the line between fact and fiction? Achieving the right balance is a tricky business, and as a …

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