Historical Fiction Resources

Just a couple of recent historical fiction resources I’ve run across in the past few days:

Reading Historical Fiction Squidoo Lens by Susan Higginbotham
Enjoy reading historical fiction? Just getting interested in it? Here are some useful sites for readers (or prospective readers) of historical fiction. You’re bound to find something you like, whatever the time period you’re interested in or whether you prefer reading established authors or discovering new ones.

Historical Novels.Info by Margaret Donsbach
This site includes a nice listing of historical fiction novels, grouped together by era (ancient history, medieval Europe, etc) or listed alphabetically by author. I especially find the historical novels from the medieval period quite interesting and extensive.

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My life has been pretty simple. I grew up in Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor's in Advertising. I have spent about the last ten years in web development. In 1998, a friend of mine and I started a web design company we ran for three or four years before deciding to close it due to the demands of school. Since then, I stayed in the web working with various companies in Alabama. I worked for a brief period with Southern Progress, namely with Southern Living magazine and Health magazine, in their web departments. While there, I also wrote for Southern Living magazine, Health.com., and the company's internal newsletter. I write as much as I can. For the last five years, I have been working on my first novel. I am on the third revision now and hope to be finished with this draft by the end of the year. I also write short fiction, though not as frequently as I used to due to the time I spend on the novel. My goal is to have my novel published in the next three years. Other interests include: History (particularly medieval and ancient civlizations), Reading, Foreign Language (I currently speak Spanish but plan to learn as many as I can), Landscape Photography, the outdoors, sports (especially college football), and Travel.

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