Why is historical fiction maligned?

By posted at 11:09 am on May 26, 2011 0

In The Morning News, Jessica Francis Kane asks where is the line drawn between literary fiction and historical fiction; why is historical fiction maligned; and what happens when you write a novel and one of the characters attends your reading?

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