Category Archives: Inspiration

WW I

Was centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history.Over 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians died … Continue reading

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1783 or 1790

I’m pretty sure where to begin my fiction about setting and timeperiod. What I still don’t know for certain is where it should end-with the end of the American Revolution or in 1790.

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Sons and Daughters of Liberty

Sons of Liberty Samuel Adams Joseph Allicox Benedict Arnold Timothy Bigelow John Crane Benjamin Edges Christopher Gadsden John Hancock Patrick Henry Jonathan Lamb Alexander McDougall James Otis Charles Willson Peale Paul Revere Benjamin Rush Isaac Sears Haym Solomon James Swan … Continue reading

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When death came to Pemberley

source I’ve always admired P.D James and I have absolutely loved anything by Austen. So I was greatly disappointed when I finally sat down to read the sequel by P.D James. There was a major inconsistancy in the timeline – … Continue reading

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English Classics

English classics… English literature Shakespeare plays and poems

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French revolution and Marie Antionette

The French Revolution began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte. source Qu’ils mangent de la brioche, or let them eat cake. 

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God Save the Queen

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The Star Spangled Banner

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Jean Baptiste Bernadotte

One historical figure I’m really intriuged about; starting as an Army General and ending up as King.

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What’s allowed in historical fiction

Can you rewrite a part of history…By excluding a historical figure or using your own original canons ?

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