EP136: John McGhie – Writing Living History

John McGhie has been an investigative journalist for the BBC and Channel 4 News and was the Observer’s political correspondent, and his debut novel White Highlands looks at the Mau Mau and a dark period in history.

 

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In this episode you will discover…

  • The pros and cons of adapting recent history into fiction
  • The challenges writing a story set in two time periods
  • The essential resources for writing historical fiction
  • The challenges of cultural appropriation

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