EP321: Damien Lewis — History Isn’t Static
A narrative non-fiction treat this week as bestselling historian Damien Lewis tell us about the extraordinary heroes of his new book SAS Great Escapes. We also discuss research methods, using primary and secondary sources, how to earn the trust of interviewees, adapting history for the screen and why history is not static.
In this episode you will discover:
- The best place for a writer to start when researching history.
- How it can be the smallest details that are the most revealing.
- And the uncanny similarities between fiction and narrative non-fiction.
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