History for Writers explores 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 what we’ve been talking about in 2021:
- Worldbuilding for Democracy
- Rules-Lawyering Monarchy
- Fantasy Religions: Divinity and the World
- How Wars Begin: The View from Ancient Greece
Thinking about history and justice
The details that make a different world
- Well-Dressed Immortals
- A Busy Paeonian Woman
- A Contradictory Coin
- Flexible Roman Glass?
- Swedish Riksdaler Plate Money Could Seriously Weigh You Down
Join us in 2021 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.