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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

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