Workshop: Historical Fiction with Amanda Cockrell
Novelist Amanda Cockrell will lead a virtual workshop on conducting research for writing a historical novel, Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30 pm. The hour-and-half session will focus on the role place and time play in historic fiction and include tips on how to find and use appropriate details.
Writing under the pen name Damion Hunter, Cockrell recently released The Wall at the Edge of the World, rhe story of Postumus Justinius Corvus who grows up in Roman-era Britain to become a legionary surgeon. The book is the sequel to the Legions of the Mist.
Cockrell taught creative writing at Hollins University and directed the children’s literature graduate program. She has written adult and young adult fiction, including What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay and Pomegranate Seed. Her other works include two mythological trilogies and a children’s book.
Admission to the workshop is $45 and includes a copy of The Wall at the Edge of the World.