Writers block? Or researcher’s block? How to NOT waste your time while writing your historical novel

  Hello, I am Dr. Barbara Ellermeier, historical advisor to authors and publishers.  We know that our research materials don’t just fall into our laps … and the best historial details usually aren’t listed in Wikipedia. But when our local librarian overwhelms us, when the expert we’ve emailed doesn’t answer, and when browsing Pinterest leaves us …

Read more ...

Here’s the fastest way to start writing your new historical novel

Nanowrimo: Writer’s block? Or researcher’s block? How to avoid wasting time, when writing your historical novel

  Hello, I am Dr. Barbara Ellermeier, historical advisor to authors and publishers.  We know that our research materials don’t just fall into our laps … and the best historial details usually aren’t listed in Wikipedia. But when our local librarian overwhelms us, when the expert we’ve emailed doesn’t answer, and when browsing Pinterest leaves us …

Read more ...