- Portal to the Past: Archival Sources and the Writing Process with Gigi Amateau
10-11-2012 07:00 PM
In the process of writing her middle grade novel Come August, Come Freedom,
author Gigi Amateau spent time researching primary documents in several archives. A document, a journal or a blacksmith account book became a time machine, transporting her to 1800, and the true life of a twenty-four-year-old slave named Gabriel, plotting a rebellion. Join Gigi and Brendan Wolfe, Managing Editor of Encyclopedia Virginia, for a discussion of historical research for the purposes of fiction.
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