How to Write Alternate History
by Grey Wolf
How To Write Alternate History
Essays on Alternate History by Grey Wolf
Published by Wolfian Press
ISBN (Paperback) : 978-1490423043 ‡ ASIN (Kindle) : B00DCD5WBO
How To Write Alternate History is a collection of essays on writing in the genre.
The articles in the book are divided into subjects: The Role of People, Naming Conventions, Culture, Technology, Nature and Probability.
Issues raised include patterns of settlement, whether one should use historical characters and the role of butterflies, how royal dynasties evolve, alternate naming conventions, and how to use "A Day In The Life" as a mental device to explore a world that you are creating.
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The cover for How To Write Alternate History features the painting 'Tsar Michael The Great' commissioned from London-based artist Derek Roberts.
The original cover for 'How To Write Alternate History' featured a winding engine from a coal mine (the head gear), quite a striking picture taken in South Wales. This cover has now been replaced in all versions of the book (print, kindle and epub) and across all distributors.