The internet is flooded with resources for finding great reads, writing tips, marketing & publishing advice. Rather than pretend to be able to improve on what’s already out there, here’s a growing list of places to look:

Resources for Reading & Writing Historical Fiction:

Historical Research:



The History of Byzantium – see related post here

The History of Rome – see related post here


Fiction Writing, Marketing & Publishing Resources:



I Should Be Writing – The Podcast for Wannabe Fiction Writers – by Mur Lafferty

Writing Excuses – Fifteen minutes long, because you’re in a hurry, and we’re not that smart – by Mary Robinette Kowal, Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler & Dan Wells

The Self-Publishing Podcast


International Book Sites:

Books Live (South Africa)

Open Central Asia Book Forum



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