Researching Other Time Periods


Check out this great post from Mae Clair on researching other time periods from the Story Empire blog.

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Happy Monday, SEers! You’re with Mae today as we wind down to the last week of November. If you live in the U.S., that means it’s almost Thanksgiving.  I wish you a happy Turkey Day in advance. May it be filled with fun, family, and good food!

Victorian parlor with ornate furnishings, wallpaper, and two windowsEarlier this month, I shared a post about researching locales for settings. If you missed that post, you can find it HERE. Today, I want to talk about other time periods. And no—this isn’t simply a post for writers of historical fiction. Often, it’s necessary to reference something from another time period, whether an event, person, furnishings, or custom. As usual, the internet is a great tool with plenty of blogs devoted to historical information and various time periods. I use it frequently. Most every novel I’ve written draws on some aspect of history, with several having entire chapters set in the…

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