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Alternate History Essays

Alternate History essays come in two forms:- those on the art of writing in the genre, and those which look at events which might have been and explore what changes would have resulted.

Paths Not Taken by Euel Elliott et al looks at the broad sweep of American history from the Revolution to the Bush-Gore election, and explores scenarios that could have come to happen during that period.

How To Write Alternate History by Grey Wolf is primarily a set of essays looking at aspects of writing in the genre, including the thought-game "A Day in the Life", but also includes specific examples relating to individuals.

Wolfian Press Publications

Alternate History Essays

Paths Not Taken

Euel Elliott et al
Just as with our personal lives, history is replete with the question "What if?" Exploring the broad sweep of American history and politics, Paths Not Taken, written for a broad, general audience, explores this very question, and does so in a way that will keep the reader entertained, and at the end of the day, come away with a greater appreciation for how we got to where we are today as a nation.

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How To Write Alternate History

Grey Wolf
How To Write Alternate History consists of a series of articles by Grey Wolf, exploring many different aspects of alternate history, whether it is narrative stories, or timelines that one is constructing. Grey Wolf looks deep into plausibility, butterflies and the near-likely from the almost-reality. With twenty years of writing in the genre, Grey Wolf brings an author's vision to the question of believability and logic.

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