Season 6, Episode 13 - Jill George
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Jill George
1M ago
The final episode of season 6 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast features Jill George, author of the novel A Hopeless Dawn. During the interview, host Colin Mustful chats with George about the painting that inspired her novel, what life was like for the people of Cornwall—the 19th century fishing village featured in her novel—, and the character profiles she creates before starting any novel. Don’t miss it! See this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HgLMn91qkDQ About the Author Jill George, Ph.D., is an industrial psychologist who has worked in the organizational and leadership cons ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 12 - Ezra Harker Shaw
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Ezra Harker Shaw
1M ago
Season 6, Episode 12 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast features our very own Ezra Harker Shaw, author of the novel The Aziola’s Cry: A Novel of the Shelleys. During the interview, host Colin Mustful chats with Harker Shaw about the values and ideals extolled by Mary and Percy Shelley during their lifetimes, the influence of Lord Byron on the lives and writings of the Shelleys, and the story behind the title of The Aziola’s Cry. Don’t miss it! See this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/W0atRjfxOrQ About the Author Born in Scotland and now living in London, Dr. Ezra Harker Shaw is a ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 10 - Marthese Fenech
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Marthese Fenech
1M ago
Season 6, Episode 10 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast features Marthese Fenech, bestselling author of historical novels set in 16th-century Malta and Turkey. During the interview, host Colin Mustful chats with Fenech about the rich history of the island country of Malta, her dedication to her craft, and the inspiration that led her to write her Knights of Malta series. Don’t miss it! See this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/_dMl55U5c14 About the Author Marthese Fenech is the bestselling author of historical novels set in 16th-century Malta and Turkey, and has written a TV pilot ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 9 - Jenny Quinlan
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Jenny Quinlan
2M ago
Season 6, Episode 9 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast features historical fiction editor and founder of Historical Editorial, Jenny Quinlan. During the interview, host Colin Mustful chats with Quinlan about when she discovered her love for historical fiction, how and why she started Historical Editorial, what advice she has for authors when working with an editor, and the challenges and rewards of chairing the Historical Novel Society North American Conference. Don’t miss it! See this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/aR8LB5vT5c4 About the Editor Jenny Quinlan, known as Jenny Q, is ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 8 - Jennifer Ryan
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Jennifer Ryan
2M ago
Season 6, Episode 8 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast features Jennifer Ryan, author of the novel The Underground Library. During the interview, host Colin Mustful chats with Ryan about how she creates authentic characters, how the Bethnal Green Library became an underground library during The London Blitz, and how Ryan’s grandmother inspired this and other stories. Don’t miss it! See this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Oq8ydlWuflM About the Author Jennifer Ryan is the author of National Bestseller The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, The Spies of Shilling Lane, The Kitchen Front, The We ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 7 - Robin Oliveira
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Robin Oliveira
2M ago
Season 6, Episode 7 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast has Robin Oliveira, the author of A Wild and Heavenly Place. Host Colin Mustful talks with Oliveira about immigration to Seattle in the late 1800s, her dedication to the facts and extremely thorough research, and how she combined her ancestry with her love of the Pacific Northwest to write this novel. Don't miss! See this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/7H2r1VQnZKI About the Author Robin Oliveira grew up just outside Albany, New York in the town of Loudonville. She holds a B.A. in Russian from the University of Montana, and st ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 6 - ReShonda Tate
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by Colin Mustful, ReShonda Tate
2M ago
Season 6, Episode 6 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast features ReShonda Tate, author of The Queen of Sugar Hill. Host Colin Mustful chats with Tate about the challenges, personally and professionally, Hattie McDaniel faced after becoming the first black woman to win an Oscar, the relevance of Hattie’s story today, and the reasons behind Tate’s decision to write historical fiction. Be sure to tune in! About the Author ReShonda Tate is a national bestselling author with over 53 books to her name, including adult and teen fiction, as well as nonfiction. Her second novel, Let the Church Say ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 5 - Candace Simar
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Candace Simar
3M ago
This episode of History Through Fiction: The Podcast is sponsored by Brock Meier, author of the novel The Stone Cutter. A doomed quest of love and ambition, awash in the glories of the Nabataean Kingdom. Season 6, Episode 5 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast has Candace Simar, the author of Sister Lumberjack. During the interview, host Colin Mustful talks with Simar about how her own family history inspires her stories, what life was like for 19th century lumberjacks, and the history behind the Benedictine Health System. Don't miss this great chat! See this interview on YouTube: https://y ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 4 - Elizabeth R. Andersen
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Elizabeth R. Anderson
3M ago
Season 6, Episode 4 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast features Elizabeth R. Andersen, author of The Alewives. Host Colin Mustful chats with Andersen about beer vs. ale, how her tech and journalism experience helped her write historical novels, and her choice to go for independent publishing right away. They also discuss the stunning Pacific Northwest, where Elizabeth lives and enjoys hiking. Be sure to tune in! See this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/lf4qqUajJ_c About the Author Elizabeth R. Andersen is a passionate historical fiction author residing in the picturesque Pacific Nor ..read more
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Season 6, Episode 3 - Brock Meier
History Through Fiction
by Colin Mustful, Brock Meier
3M ago
Season 6, Episode 2 of History Through Fiction: The Podcast has Brock Meier, the author of The Stone Cutter. Host Colin Mustful talks with Meier about the history of the Nabataean Kingdom, the biblical origins of his main character Nahor, and the unique rock-cut architecture of Petra. Don't miss this great chat! See this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9ZD_AFStDZ8 About the Author Brock Meier, an award-winning author with a background in science, now captivates readers with his historical fiction. His debut novel, "The Stone Cutter," received the prestigious 2023 Gold Award for its por ..read more
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