Category Archives: Guest Post

The Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival in Edinburgh – Review by Paul F Cockburn

The third Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival began with a simple question: why history? Amiable old trooper Allan Massie – author of rather a lot of good historical fiction – launched this year’s three day festival hosted by Edinburgh’s Summerhall arts … Continue reading

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Through a funhouse mirror: the challenge of building alternate histories

Guest Post by Andrew Knighton  Andrew has had stories published before in Alt Hist and has a new story for us coming up in Alt Hist Issue 7. Here he gives his thoughts on how to write alternate history. Writing … Continue reading

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Alt Kafka – Franz Kafka in Alternate History

This blog post is written by Séamus Sweeney. Séamus is the author of Dublin Can Be Heaven from Alt Hist 3. Writers often write about writers and writing.  This is hardly surprising for many reasons. One is the simple fact that writers generally … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Brain Munchers, How We Love Thee by Ty Schwamberger

It gives me great pleasure to provide readers of Alt Hist with a guest post from  Ty Schwamberger. Ty is an expert on zombies and their emergence on plantations in the American South during the nineteenth century. Over to Ty … Continue reading

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