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Historical Infectious Diseases Other Than Influenza

Here are resources on some non-influenza epidemics that had historical impact.  Writers who want to add drama to their novels’ plots by having ...Read Guide

New books by Historical Novel Society members, November 2020

The HNS congratulates our author members on their new releases! If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (or to ...Read Guide

Infectious Diseases in History and the 1918 flu pandemic

Here are some websites that provide good introductions to historical infectious disease information. Plus websites and books on the 1918 flu pandemic. You might ...Read Guide

New books by Historical Novel Society members, August 2020

The HNS congratulates all of our author members on their new releases! If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (...Read Guide

Forthcoming children’s and YA historical novels for 2021

The Historical Novel Society lists mainstream and small press titles for readers aged 4 – 18. Books are from eras up to the 1970s. Details are ...Read Guide

Making Wine and Beer? Resources for Historical Novelists

Wine and beer were important beverages for our ancestors, and odds are you may have to know something about how they were made ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, May 2020

Congrats to the following authors on their new releases! If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (or to be ...Read Guide

A Mirror to the World: Historical Fiction for Children and Young Adults

WRITTEN BY LINDA SEVER Children’s fiction has a huge responsibility and an equally big opportunity to produce inclusive books which accurately reflect ...Read Guide

Historical Professions: Midwives – Sources of Research for your Historical Novel

Here are selected websites that offer free resources on the history of midwives and midwifery as a profession that you can consult for ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, February 2020

Congrats to the following authors on their new releases! If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (or to be ...Read Guide