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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:


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