Florida 1888
"Florida Landscape" by Hermann Herzog ~circa 1890
For all readers, writers, and lovers of historical fiction
The mission of the First Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society (FCHNS) is to promote historical fiction.

Monthly Meeting Topics


SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 - Gwen Mayo and Joyce Moore, both published authors, will present a panel on "Helpful Steps to a Published Novel".


OCTOBER 4, 2014 - Carol Megge will present "Integrating Theme into Your Novel".  Following the presentation, a short practice session will be held, utilizing components of Carol's presentation.


NOVEMBER 1, 2014 - TBD


FCHNS Board of Directors

President: Judy Gray

Vice President: Joyce Moore

Secretary: Paula Pombier

Treasurer: Valerie Weston

Member at Large: Gwen Mayo

Please write for more info about FCHNS.

FCHNS is the first US state chapter of the London-based Historical Novel Society which was founded in 1997.  Please take a moment to discover what the Society is all about, and how it benefits historical fiction readers and writers around the globe.  http://historicalnovelsociety.org/


Our Story


FCHNS provides support, education, and networking opportunities for writers, readers, librarians, editors, agents, and publishers of the genre.

Your Story

  • Online critiquing
  • Low membership dues
  • Local writers and authors
  • Writing workshops
  • Florida history
  • Historical programs
  • Experts on the genre
  • Research advice



First Saturday of every month
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Community Room of the
Central Ridge Library in
Citrus County
425 W. Roosevelt Blvd.
Beverly Hills, FL 34465
See meeting schedule at the left
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