History for Writers Compendium: 2016

History for Writers explores world history to offer ideas and observations of interest to those of us who are in the business of inventing new worlds, cultures, and histories of our own. Here’s where we’ve been in 2016:

Living historically

Thinking historically

Race and identity

Language

Special Series:

Recommended Reading

Fantasy religions

Connections

Travel

Architecture

Join us in 2017 for more history from a SFF writer’s perspective.

History for Writers is a weekly feature which looks at how history can be a fiction writer’s most useful tool. From worldbuilding to dialogue, history helps you write. Check out the introduction to History for Writers here.