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Lydia Syson | Author of historical fiction and non-fiction

Lydia Syson writes historical fiction and non-fiction for teenagers.   Her critically acclaimed titles include LIBERTY’S FIRE set in Paris in 1871 and THAT BURNING SUMMER which is set in and around Romney Marsh in 1940. 

Online Introduction

What I can do for you

Illustrated talks with Q and A:

  • What’s the point of historical fiction?
  • First steps in historical fiction – using local history (That Burning Summer)
  • Britain and the Spanish Civil War (Background to A World Between Us)
  • Paris – the capital of revolutions (Background to Liberty’s Fire)

Academic writing workshops Eg – Sentence structure, paragraph structure, finding your voice

Examples of my online work

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