2015 A to Z Challenge: O is for OVERWRITING

A-Z Challenge 2015I may have overwritten this point, but it seems to be one of the main facts about writing historical fiction. Information dumping is annoying, yet you need to set the scene and somehow make readers understand what life was like in those days.

So don’t include everything from your research notes, but do include enough for readers to imagine themselves there. Find the right balance.

Put Reader in Scene