Opportunities for Authors: Legendary Agent Juliet Mushens is Accepting Submissions

Opportunities. Handselected Residencies, Submissions, Contests, Travel Grants etc. for Authors Curated by Dr. Barbara Ellermeier, historian and author. I publish helpful resources for authors who want to write novels and non-fiction books with a historical setting.   First things first * Legendary literary agent Juliet Mushens is open to submissions  Aah, this terrifying, glorious moment when you send …

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Why a research trip is worth the time (and the money!) [Research Trips 01]

When you explore the setting of your novel in person, on a research trip, you discover material you didn’t even know you were searching for.  Exploring your setting changes the way you see your protagonist, and it might even change the story you intend to tell. But those insights into your novel won’t happen when your …

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Want To Get Weekly Historical Fiction Prompts?

My best findings are published in my hand-curated guides for authors. You can buy them here. But long before these ideas are published as a book, I share them exclusively with this mailing list.  There are no gimmicks. No thank-you-for-signing-up freebies. Just me sharing my ideas on writing about the past. Such as: * Historical Fiction …

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