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What makes historical fiction believable?

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What makes historical fiction believable?

Quality of Historical Fiction:

Historical fiction is defined as fiction set in a past time period. For example, a novel set in Shakespeare's London but written in the twenty-first century would be categorized as historical fiction, while a play actually written in that time period would not be.

Answer and Explanation:

In writing believable historical fiction, an author generally does considerable research about the historical time and place, including vocabulary,...

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