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Historical Riches feat. Lauren Belfer, author of And After the Fire

Historical Riches feat. Lauren Belfer, author of And After the Fire

Update: 2022-03-02
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Join me as I chat with Lauren Belfer, author of several riveting historical novels including And After the Fire and A Fierce Radiance.   

Highlights:

  • Genesis of And After the Fire
  • Learning about the music of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Salons of 19th-century Berlin and Fanny Mendelsohn
  • Role of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, son of Johann Sebastian Bach in the novel
  • Fanny Mendelsohn's fraught relationship with her brother Felix Mendelsohn
  • What is so appealing about Bach's music?
  • Reading from And After the Fire
  • Using details in historical fiction 
  • Process of writing
  • Genesis of A Fierce Radiance
  • Parallels of the 1918 flu epidemic and COVID in 2021
  • The role of Life Magazine and photography in A Fierce Radiance
  • Advice for authors: write what you don't know

Press Play now & be sure to check out Lauren Belfer's novels on Art In Fiction.

Lauren Belfer's Website

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Music Credits

Intro: Paganology, performed by The Paul Plimley Trio; composed by Gregg Simpson
Ad: Celtic Calypso, performed by Lunar Adventures; composed by Gregg Simpson

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Historical Riches feat. Lauren Belfer, author of And After the Fire

Historical Riches feat. Lauren Belfer, author of And After the Fire

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