Writing a historical novel is both an art and a responsibility. What kind of choices does the author have to make? And how does he or she decide what to include and what to leave out?
Newton Frohlich reveals his goals and the key choices he made in writing his award-winning historical novel The Shakespeare Mask in an article published January 31, 2016 in the prestigious journal Linguistics and Literature Studies, an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original and high-quality research papers in all areas of linguistics and literature.… Continue reading
The Shakespeare Mask just received two excellent new review quotes—thank you to Midwest Book Review and the Historical Novel Society! Here they are:
“Author Newton Frohlich invested some fifteen years in researching the controversial life and times of William Shakespeare. The result is a truly impressive novel in which close attention has been paid to historical detail.… Continue reading
Upcoming event: October 22, 2015, 7-8 pm, the Jones Library, Amherst, Massachusetts
Join Newton Frohlich as he discusses his most recent book, The Shakespeare Mask, an award-winning historical novel.
The result of 15 years of meticulous research and writing, The Shakespeare Mask asks this compelling—and controversial—question: What if the author of the greatest works ever written in the English language wasn’t who we think he was?… Continue reading
Don’t miss this interview with Newton Frohlich about his new, award-winning book The Shakespeare Mask:
Thursday, September 24 at 8 pm, on Boston’s WEMF radio’s online call-in interview show City Wide Blackout.
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The Shakespeare Mask has been named gold winner at the IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Awards in the category of historical fiction.
Check it out here! http://www.ibpa-online.org/ibpa-2015-benjamin-franklin-awards-winners-and-finalists/#hisfic… Continue reading
The Shakespeare Mask has been named one of three finalists for the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Awards in the historical fiction category.
For more information go to http://ibpabenjaminfranklinawards.com/… Continue reading