Four Great Ways to Incorporate Writing into a Busy Schedule

By Anna Wahler If you’re not lucky enough to have writing as a full-time job, or as a practice you can devote all your time and energy to, it probably goes without saying that the world is conspiring against us. Read more…


The Real-Life Inspiration Behind the Characters of Cynamon

By Anna Wahler Recently I updated my personal page to include all three of my historical fiction manuscripts taking place in WWII Poland and England. Check out the details here for more about each story! A little while ago I Read more…


Five Real-Life Criminals to Inspire Your Next Character

By Amanda Mae Downey That’s right. Today I’m back at it again with the third installment of my Five Real-Life People series. I’ve covered Pirates and Princesses, but today we’re going to talk about the biggest assholes we know–the people Read more…


How to Fill out an Exceptional Character Profile for Historical Fiction

By Anna Wahler A few weeks ago I made a post about how to get a little more in depth with character profiles. If you’re still on a roll with boosting your characters’ potential, then keep reading. If you haven’t Read more…


A Closer Look at the Rights of Viking Age Women

Viking Women

by Amanda Mae Downey So if you aren’t aware, yours truly is a freelance writer and viral content creator. Recently, I found myself tasked with doing a work project on Vikings which I took very seriously. I mean, who doesn’t Read more…


Four Tips for Making the Most out of Character Profiles

by Anna Wahler For many writers, it’s not the settings or plots that make writing captivating, but the chance to create fascinating and diverse characters that live lives we could only dream of. But when it comes time to create Read more…


Five Reasons Why Your Animal Characters Aren’t Unique

animal characters

by Amanda Mae Downey It’s almost a trope at this point–man’s best friend, and sidekick, is a animal that’s just a little smarter than he or she is. Including an animal character can be fun, it can show off your Read more…


Three Badasses from Polish Military History that Deserve More Press

by Anna Wahler Quick–what do Copernicus and Chopin have in common? They were both born in Poland! A lot of Poles find it a shame these figures aren’t better known in the rest of the world. The good news is Read more…


Pirates of Poland Finally Did It

by Amanda Mae Downey Hey all! So today, we don’t have any writing or history content for you, but we do have some exciting news! After some time spent noodling around on Pinterest, we finally got around to getting another Read more…


Four ways in which the Soviets were the First to Explore Space

by Anna Wahler   Russia has a complicated history, to say the least. Decades of propaganda from both inside Russia and abroad have made it a dicey task to evaluate Russian and Soviet actions throughout history. But ask any Russian, Read more…