The Holocaust and WWII stunned the world and, sixty years later, it still impacts the mind as well as the pen. This is a gathering of stories based on WWII and/or the Holocaust.
English - Staff: 2 - Followers: 14 - Since: 10-25-06 - Founder: Lost in the Funhouse
6Children of the Revolution
Romance stories based in either the American Revolution or the French Revolution. The only rules? Well written, fits the period, and with relatively few technical errors. If you're looking for a good read, this is the place to go!
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 6 - Since: 01-19-07 - Founder: S. Renee
15Epic Historical Fiction
A community dedicated to EPIC historical fiction, or stories that read like good historical novels. Minimal conventional or cliché plots here, and stories must happen before 1900, or WWI. Stories also must either be based on actual historical events, or be inspired by them. Please read! If you think your story qualifies, please send me a message.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 6 - Since: 10-19-06 - Founder: KalliopesMuse
7Civilizations of the Great Sea
This is dedicated to the ancient Greco-Roman civilizations that once ruled in the Mediterranean region. From the early Minoan cultures to the age of antiquity, this community contains fiction from this period.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 2 - Since: 05-20-10 - Founder: Scriber08
From dashing highwaymen, to beautiful girls. From action and adventure in France, to romance and beauty in the ballroom. Whatever you're looking for, it happened during the Regency! Feel free to recommend stories, and please try to leave a review.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 2 - Since: 12-13-07 - Founder: Prieda Solo
5The Arthurian Legend
It has been retold thousand times in all kind of versions: The legend of the great King Arthur. Now it's our turn to tell his legend.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 1 - Since: 10-03-07 - Founder: Nimh
20Only a Page
Everyone who has ever breathed has made history. Yes, we know Alexanders and Janes and Arthurs, but what about those unsung heroes? This c2 is dedicated to well written historical fictions involving vague figures or those who simply might have been there.
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 1 - Since: 04-16-07 - Founder: DaCivilWarBear
If you are interested in the Holocaust like me, then this is your place to check out stories people have written about the time of Ghettos, Gas Tanks, and 's idea of a perfect human.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 05-04-08 - Founder: PigSlay
2In a Time of Chivalry...
Stories of all genres concerning gallant knights, honor, and the chivalry code welcome here.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 12-29-06 - Founder: jojobear
This is for people who like history- the first civilizations- Stone Age, Bronze Age, Celts...
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 06-25-12 - Founder: nnnnnnnn
From Catherine of Aragon to Henry VII to Lady Jane Grey, this is a collection of stories revolving around England's most memorable dynasty.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 02-28-10 - Founder: BookwormGleek
Any fiction centering around the American Revolution. Stories that focus on Loyalists, Patriots,the British,or French ranging from the beginings of rebellion (early 1700s) to the aftermath that followed (about 1790s)
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 09-26-11 - Founder: XxScriboHistoriaxX
3(Mostly) Modern Historical Romances
By modern that means 1800's-1990's, so essentially from the Napoleonic Period and onwards until the turning of the millennia. Everyone loves a good love story, and the previous two centuries were ripe with technological change, changing the lifestyles of those who happened to live through them. Love however, always remained constant.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 09-05-12 - Founder: xclearskiesx
A C2 for stories that involve actual women from the past in an important role.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 01-17-07 - Founder: Gold from the Stars
2For the Children
In history, it was always about how the adults felt in times of crisis. But what about the kids who had to live through these crises? A C2 dedicated to the children who lived through important times in history.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 03-18-11 - Founder: Saran-Wrapped Daughter
8Historical Action Adventures
The key words being: revenge, betrayal, intrigue, swashbuckling, murder, or any combination of those words or similar unmentioned ones. Can be set in any past time...1999 doesn't count...and hey, if there's a little romance and humor involved, well, we're not complaining.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 11-13-06 - Founder: Jacquleine Schaeffer
1Historical Fiction Stuff (I couldn't think of anything else...:P)
Historical Fiction stories here. Not much else to say here.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 11-28-11 - Founder: alexrashid
2Sands of Time
The Ancient Egyptians continue to fascinate the modern world with their customs and way of life. Stories here will take you back in time among the greatest civilization to inhabit this planet.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 11-03-08 - Founder: Among the Wildflowers
American history plays a big part with what a nation face today. This community are stories about America's history and the lives of our identies as Americans.
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 0 - Since: 10-21-10 - Founder: Gregory O'Loomis
11Time Traveling Stories
I can't think of a witty title for the community right now so it's pretty straight to the point. Historical stories that involve someone coming to the future or someone going back to the past. [NO SLASH] More that SHOULD be here, but I can't add because they aren't 'historical' which they are. ... I can't fit them in the description either so I found this. notepub . com /?note=182402
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 04-25-11 - Founder: AresScarletRaven
BlackQuill! Community is a community for authors to share their historical tales with the rest of fictionpress. PM Alex DeLyan with a link to your story if you're interested in adding your saga to the community.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 12-20-13 - Founder: Alex DeLyan
Stories of romance that take place during well known wars (ie: WW1, WW2, Civil War). They're adventurous, heart-wretching and just make you want to read on
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 0 - Since: 12-23-09 - Founder: joeysmommy
Any historical fic taking place in England in any historical period.
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 0 - Since: 07-27-07 - Founder: ohhellothen
3One Nation to Two
The Boys in Blue fought for the North! The boys in Gray sang Dixie as they marched! Both fought hard in the Civil war for what they thought was right. This is a C2 for all Civil War stories!
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 0 - Since: 07-30-07 - Founder: Lady Rainwind
Anything about Tudor England, whether it be Elizabeth I or Thomas Crammer, can be found here.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 0 - Since: 11-08-07 - Founder: Pinkmoon