WRITING

Unresolved Questions in Historical Fiction

How do I answer these questions?

Anthony (Tony/Pcunix) Lawrence
6 min readMar 2, 2022

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Photo Ad Meskens of painting by Newbold Hough Trotter (1827–1898)/Public domain)

I am hoping to write a fictional version of my great-grandmother’s life.

As I’ve related elsewhere, her life has all the makings of a good story: born en route to California by covered wagon, her father left her and her mother behind, went on to California and died there…

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Anthony (Tony/Pcunix) Lawrence

Retired Unix Consultant. I write tech and humor mostly but sometimes other things. See my Lists if your interests are specific.