At Kim’s blog, Outtakes of a Historical Novelist, you’ll find posts about history, writing, and anything else that inspires her or piques her curiosity. Kim is also a contributor to Unusual Historicals and English Historical Fiction Authors.
Kim Rendfeld Outtakes of a Historical Novelist
Grand Plantations Inspire Novels’ Setting
by Kim Rendfeld on May 23, 2018 at 10:15 am
I am pleased to host my friend S.K. Keogh as she launches The Driver’s Wife, a tale about the redeeming …Continue reading &rarr […]
A Timeless Tactic: Trash Your Political Rival
by Kim Rendfeld on May 16, 2018 at 10:15 am
In Life of Alfred, Bishop Asser was supposedly trying to explain why kings of Wessex didn’t bestow their wives with …Continue reading &rarr […]
Are We There Yet? Travel Times in the Dark Ages.
by Kim Rendfeld on May 2, 2018 at 10:15 am
One question constantly causes me to pause writing my novel set in eighth century Francia and do research: how long …Continue reading &rarr […]
Elen of the Hosts: What’s Fact? What’s Fiction?
by Kim Rendfeld on April 19, 2018 at 10:15 am
In my research for “Betrothed to the Red Dragon,” I encountered a fascinating fourth century character, Elen of Caernarfon. According …Continue reading &rarr […]
The Legendary Siegfried
by Kim Rendfeld on April 5, 2018 at 10:00 am
The story of Siegfried is part dragon slayer and part tragic soap opera, and it’s deeply ingrained in the Germanic …Continue reading &rarr […]