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…


Queer History: Four Times LGBT People were Erased from History

Queer History

by Amanda Mae Downey In just fifty years, life for the LGBTQ+ community has gotten better in many ways. Not only is there more visibility in the media, but people are generally more accepting, and in recent years, rights have Read more…


Five Creative ways to Make Progress During Writer’s Block

Writer's block

By Anna Wahler Maybe the following scenario sounds familiar. You’ve reached a standstill with your current manuscript and nothing seems to alleviate your writer’s block. You’re staring at a blinking cursor, knowing that your goals aren’t being met, and your Read more…


Five Real-Life Princesses to Inspire your Next Character

real-life princesses

by Amanda Mae Downey Princesses and Princes get the short end of the royal scepter. Blame it on the fairytales if you want, but we just don’t give them the same respect we give their family members. Princesses have ended Read more…


Five Ways to put a Creative New Twist on an Old Story

By Anna Wahler So you’ve found an amazing time period and setting for your next project. But what if lots of other writers have found that topic just as engaging as you do? While writing about a popular time and Read more…