​Have you always wanted to become a historical fiction writer, but something held you back?

"​Scared of Writing a Fairy Tale Retelling or a Renaissance Era Historical Fiction Book? Don't Be. I've Done the Hard Work for You - Come & Get it!"

​►Have you always been a fan of full length gowns and tight-fitting bodices and wanted to write about beautiful women and handsome men from the Renaissance period?

►Have you noticed lots of historical fiction on bestseller lists and know there's real money to be made as a historical fiction or fairy tale author?

►Have you avoided writing historical fiction because you're afraid you don't know enough about that era?

►Does the idea of spending hour after grueling hour doing tedious research keep you from even getting started?

►Are you worried that your story will have mistakes that readers who are experts about that time will pick apart in book reviews?

You are definitely not alone!

​Hi! Britt Malka here, and I feel your pain. I write fairy tale retellings, and although they are placed in a fictitious world, it's based on the European Renaissance.

As far back as I can remember, I've listened to or read fairy tales.

I remember listening to The Sleeping Beauty on a record, circling around my mother's spinning wheel, the only piece of antique furniture she had. I wondered how Sleeping Beauty could prick her hand on that. There was no needle anywhere.

​And while it was "only" a fairy tale, it still made me think a lot about this.

Historical Fiction readers are demanding. Many of them WILL research your world to see if you got it right or not if they don't already know. This is common. Heck, I do it myself.

I was completely surprised by some of the ugly reviews some of these books had gotten. One reader even said:

​"There is one HF (historical fiction, red.) writer whose work I will never again read after she had a woman in 13th century England using a spinning wheel. Anyone with any DEPTH of knowledge of the middle ages would know better."

​When you add a historical element to fiction, you attract a lot of new readers. People are fascinated with different time periods in history.

And that reader awareness brings some problems for new historical fiction writers:

  • ​Your readers might know more about your time period than you do.
  • ​They might have read more fiction that takes place during that era.
  • ​They might have read non-fiction about that era, too.
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    They might have saved every History Channel program even remotely related to that period.

​It can be intimidating. It's the main thing that keeps good writers with good story ideas from writing historical fiction.

But those readers weren't born with the information. People born in 1980 don't come into the world understanding the plight of a princess living in a renaissance castle.

There's no reason why you can't learn about that time, too. And you don't have to be an expert on every single thing during that time period.

​You only have to know enough
to tell your story

​That's hugely important, so I'm going to say that again...

You only have to know enough to tell your story.

Even if you write a time traveler story, where someone from the present time visits some other era, they will only be exposed to so much during the course of your book. They won't experience everything from that era.

Even if you DID know every trivial fact about that time period, if you put everything you know into your book, it would be remarkably boring (and really long).

That's if you ever even finished writing it. You probably wouldn't.

So, I decided to learn the things that I (and any writer) would need to know to tell a good number of stories in just one period: the Renaissance Era.

Why that time? Because it's an interesting period in history, it's romantic, and it's the era of most fairy tales.

​Historical fiction sells!

​If you didn't already know this, now you do. It really really sells!

So, I set out to learn just enough about that period to write a competent and interesting story. I didn't need to know enough to write a history textbook covering every last detail of every year throughout the entire period.

After doing this research, it dawned on me that I could share it with others interested in writing fairy tale retellings or Renaissance fiction, saving them all the time and effort I'd already spent.

And that's exactly why you're here!

​Introducing...

​Inside "Painless Historical Fiction: Renaissance Era (Fairy Tale)" you get 9​6 pages of period-specific info, details, and important historical events.

The entire purpose is to give you a clear understanding of life in the Renaissance Era so that you can write a work of fiction that impresses readers and is free of embarrassing mistakes.

There's a lot here, but it's not too much. What I mean is, I know you're not writing a history class textbook. You're writing a work of fiction that you want readers to enjoy and find entertaining.

So I give you what's important to know, but skip all the mind-numbing tiny details you'd never need anyway.

Here's what you'll find details about inside Painless Historical Fiction: Renaissance Era

  • ​Why the Renaissance is the perfect era for fairy tale retellings (page 6).
  • ​Why clothing your characters the wrong way can easily give you 1-star reviews (page 8).
  • ​The fabrics and rules you must know about clothing (page 10).
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    How one profession that's common today would be a no-no for women back then (page 11).
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    The political situation during the renaissance (page 12).
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    Renaissance work and professions - what should your characters be doing for a living? (page 16)
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    Women's clothing during the renaissance - you must know this to dress your heroine the right way (page 18).
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    Men's clothing during the renaissance - dress your hero according to this era (page 19).
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    What were children wearing? Learn about it on page 20.
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    Did your heroine bathe frequently? How? Learn all about personal hygiene on page 21.
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    Was makeup common or frowned upon? Page 22.
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    How 600 women chose to become widows thanks to makeup (page 23).
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    How they washed clothes during the Renaissance (page 24).
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    Renaissance jewelry - what did they wear? (page 26)
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    Women's hairstyle - even men's hairstyle - read about it on page 28.
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    How were houses and castles constructed? Which rooms did they contain? (page 30)
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    The unthinkable thing they used wardrobes (Garderobes) for and why (page 34).
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    Kitchen, cooking, and storing food (page 35).
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    How they kept food cold (page 41).
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    What kind of staff was employed at a castle? (page 46)
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    Renaissance food - what did they eat and why? (page 52)
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    Bread - black or white? Don't make the wrong choice for your heroine and hero (page 56).
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    Differences between the poor and the rich people - food, clothing, and more (page 59).
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    Renaissance titles for nobility so you don't give your hero the wrong title (page 62).
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    Women in the Renaissance (page 69). What were they allowed to do?
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    How did they get around? Read all about transportation on page 74.
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    How did they spend their spare time? Hobbies, sports and entertainment, page 76.
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    Aye My lord, Nay Mistress... Learn a bit of Renaissance language on page 78.
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    Difference between Medieval time and the Renaissance - check the table on page 81.
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    And much, much more...

​Everything I've included has one purpose: to make it as easy as possible for you to write a great Fairy Tale Retelling or historical romance book without all the tedious research usually required.

Sure, you could do it yourself. Just be aware that I'm a very good researcher and this took me a long time to put together. I'm talking about almost 30 hours over several weeks.

Or, you could pay a researcher to do it for you. That's certainly a viable option. There are many competent researchers for hire online. Something of this scale will run you several hundred dollars, easily. And you're likely to get a lot of extraneous information you don't really need.

Why not skip those alternatives? There's no need for you to spend hours on boring legwork. There's no need for you to pay someone hundreds to do it for you.

​It's already done!

​And I'm not going to ask you for anything close to what a researcher would expect to be paid.

I'm only going to ask you for a fraction of that.

Not $100.
Not $75.
Not even $50.

You can get all 9​6 pages of Renaissance Era research, details, and writing tips for just $29.97 if you act fast.

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​This amount of organized information is worth so much more. It truly is.

​I don't know how long it will be available at this low introductory price, though...

But I want you to get everything as inexpensively as possible. That's why you need to take advantage of this low price right now.

Don't let fear hold you back from writing a historical romance.

It's scary to think about writing a work of fiction about a totally different time, especially when readers are knowledgeable.

But it has one advantage, which you might think is a disadvantage.

If you're tired of writing book after book that doesn't sell in the traditional historical romance categories like Regency or mail-order-brides, then this is a way you can set yourself apart.

Westerns and Regencies especially are full to the brim.

We, writers, are up not only up against the readers (bad reviews) but also against the content farms. The publishers who hire several cheap ghostwriters and publish a stream of $0.99 books weekly.

Since you likely can't fight fire with fire in this situation, your best bet is to offer what the content mills can't or won't.

You need to stand out in a good way. Give your readers a really good reason to choose you.

Ghostwriters stay away from this era, it being too research-heavy.

You won't get far if you don't have the necessary information about that period of time at your fingertips.

You need to be totally confident that you'll get it right. And now you will!

This gives you as a writer a huge advantage over the content farmers. They'll never be able to go this deep.

Take all of the fear and doubt out of writing a great historical fiction book. Get Painless Historical Fiction: Renaissance Era right now at this low introductory price.

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​Thanks,

​PS ​​I don't know how long it will be available at this low introductory price, so don't delay. Get everything you need to know about the Renaissance Era right now. Don't spend your own valuable time doing boring research. Don't pay hundreds to have it done. Get it all right now for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay!

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