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 2017:
Connections between cultures
Ancient wisdom for troubled times
- Tulum, City of Adventure
- The Long and Pointless War
- What Makes a Fantasy World Feel European?
- Lost Heirs and Clever Peasants
Race in Antiquity
Join us in 2018 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.