Guides

New books by HNS members, August 2018

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

Weather History: Story Ideas and Research Sources

  Are you a stickler for research, wanting to get even the weather correct for the time period in your novel? There are ...Read Guide

Guide: The Philosophical Historical Novel

The Ancients Philosophers of the past so aroused the societies they lived in that they were often persecuted, executed, or hired to teach ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, May 2018

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

Online Historical Medical Resources

If the historical novel you are writing has people in it, odds are you will need to research medical history for your characters’ ...Read Guide

Multi-Period Novels: The Keys to Weaving Together Two Stories from Different Time Periods

In Historical Fiction II: A Guide to the Genre, HNR’s own Sarah Johnson discusses how “multi-period novels shift between contemporary and historical ...Read Guide

New books by HNS members, February 2018

Congrats to the following HNS author members on their new and upcoming releases! For members: if you’ve written a historical novel or ...Read Guide

Does Your Historical Novel Contain a Protest? Some primary source documents on social activism

Does your historical novel’s plot incorporate a protest movement or other type of historical social activism? There are a lot of great ...Read Guide

Seeking the Stuarts? 17th century secondary sources

As part of a recent interview with the Historical Novel Society, historian Johanna Luthman, author of LOVE, MADNESS & SCANDAL: THE LIFE OF ...Read Guide

New Books by HNS Members, August 2017

We have a bumper crop of new releases from our prolific membership. Books are in order by date, with descriptions provided by the ...Read Guide

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