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Historical Trades: Saddlery, Logging, Coopering, Blacksmithing

If the characters in your novel are involved in the historical trades of saddlery, logging, coopering or blacksmithing, these book and website resources ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, November 2019

It’s great to see so many new releases this issue. Congrats to all the authors! If you’re an HNS member who’...Read Guide

Police, Fire and First Aid: Historical First Responders

If you write historical mysteries, you may be interested in these websites, where you can find information on police and fire uniforms and ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, August 2019

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

Historical Transportation Resources: Horse-Drawn Vehicles and Canals

I recently wrote an article entitled Get Your Characters from A to B Authentically: Online Resources for Ground Transportation. With this follow-up article, ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, May 2019

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

Websites for researching your historical novel, from food to images

In this post, I’ve provided links to websites that offer good content for researching your historical novel. I hope HNS readers will ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, February 2019

If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (or to be published) in November 2018 or after, please send them in ...Read Guide

Get Your Characters from A to B Authentically: Online Resources for Ground Transportation

Do you need to transport your historical character from Point A to Point B and aren’t sure how he or she will ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, November 2018

compiled by Sarah Johnson Congrats to the following authors on their new releases! If you’re an HNS member who’s written a ...Read Guide