HERE’S a link to a good article on horse-drawn cabs, which your character might have needed to rent upon occasion
You’ve all heard it: use the five senses to describe your world. However, it’s not enough just to jot down a quick list of sight, sound, smell, feeling, and maybe […]
HERE’S a nifty little guide to some of the clothing your male characters would have worn in the 19th Century.
Getting geared up for a week’s vacation – from the day job, that is. I’m not sure writers ever really take vacations. I’m packing the laptop, the iPad, and of […]
HERE’S a link to an Old West historical website – lots of good information
My lads are smokers, so I found THIS interesting article while researching cigarette brands.
Setting is the time, place, and social environment for your story. Amateur writers generally ignore setting, except as a stage backdrop. Here are some tips on creating a memorable setting. […]
HERE’S an interesting article on Old San Francisco’s railroads.
HERE’S a link to a good Writer’s Digest article: 5 Tools for Building Conflict in Your Novel
HERE’S a link to a page full of old (1848) daguerrotypes from Middle America … fascinating!