#Openbook – Research resources   Leave a comment


What are the most important resources for writers? (Magazines, books, websites, etc.)

This week’s topic piqued my interest as I do a lot of research for my historical books and short stories. I am a pedantic person with a sharp eye for detail and I pay a lot of attention to detail. As a result, when I undertake research it is thorough and I check the fact patterns to up to ten different sources to ensure my work is as factually accurate as possible.

Modern people are generally well educated and readers of historical books about specific wars or periods are often knowledgeable about the factual details of those times. I believe that any factual errors in a historical novel undermine the entire novel and even the author’s writing as a whole.

When writing While the Bombs Fell, a fictionalised biography of my mother’s life as a young girl growing…

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Posted December 16, 2019 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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