John McGhie has been an investigative journalist for the BBC and Channel 4 News and was the Observer’s political correspondent, and his debut novel White Highlands looks at the Mau Mau and a dark period in history.
In this episode you will discover…
- The pros and cons of adapting recent history into fiction
- The challenges writing a story set in two time periods
- The essential resources for writing historical fiction
- The challenges of cultural appropriation
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