This class will help writers wanting to explore historical subjects, whether it be for memoirs, family histories, or historical fiction. The class will cover story and story types, choosing point of view, dialogue and setting, all viewed through the lens of time. There also will be extensive discussion of goals and practical methods for historical research to uncover new information and help add depth to characters and context to the times in which they lived.
Tracee de Hahn has a master’s degree in history and is the author of mysteries published by St. Martin’s Press as well as non-fiction historical books for young adults. Tom Eblen is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame who has contributed chapters to two academic books about Kentucky history.
This class is suitable for all levels.
The Carnegie Center reserves the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollment is not met. It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and to ensure the class does not get cancelled. We evaluate registration numbers 6–2 business days before a class starts to decide whether we can hold the class. Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment will be cancelled six–two business days prior to the first class meeting. All participants will be notified by email and will receive full refunds.Register
Tracee de Hahn & Tom Eblen