Understanding Ourselves by Understanding the Past

Historical Fiction at its Best

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Essays on writing historical and biographical fiction, characters, and research.

For readers tired of clich├ęs and cartoons, award-winning novelist Helena P. Schrader offers nuanced insight to historical events and figures based on sound research and an understanding of human nature. Her complex and engaging characters bring history back to life as a means to better understand ourselves.


A Short Biography of Helena P. Schrader


Historical Fiction and Non-Fiction by Helena P. Schrader