Search

Just the Facts, Ma’am

Amazing list of advice on research for your books by my friend Christine — bookmark her website!

IRISH FIREBRANDS: A Novel ~ and Other Works by Christine Plouvier, Indie Author


Thorough research is the 4th of The 7 Reasonable Rules of Writing. Details will differ, according to exactly what our Muse has tasked us with writing: be it historical fiction, fictionalized history, contemporary life, or even fantasy world-building, which must achieve consistency and continuity between its wholly imaginary historical and contemporary aspects. But in general, this is the kind of research that writers should expect to conduct:


moore
dictionary & phrasebook

Sometimes readers quibble over local semantics. Writers who are accustomed to the U. S. cultural and linguistic melting-pot should know that there’s no such thing…

View original post 1,136 more words

#writing #author #verify #research #historical

Recent Posts

See All

So our favourite Canadian burrowing owl takes on a whole brood of baby river otters in this latest Tail from the Apocalypse, and I needed to do some research on otters (I know, tough life friends). Ri