My Favourite Resources
 
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Tools for Building an Author Platform

 

 

Tools for Writing

 

Tools for Getting Published

  • Writer Beware for up-to-date news of scammers in the publishing industry — Victoria Strauss

Tools for Managing Social Media

  • Facebook Page scheduled posts — for pre-planning Facebook posts 

Historical Research Sources

 

Naval

  • Historic Naval Fiction — all aspects of naval fiction, including links to great fiction and non-fiction resources

 

Women’s Point-of-view At Sea

 

 

 

 

Great Storm Descriptions

 

Digitalised Newspapers

 

  • Trove — Australian digitalised newspapers

 

 

Language

 

  • Google Ngram Viewer — shows when a word or phrase was used throughout the history of written records

 

  • Etymology Online — a history of words and their origins, and when they were first recorded in writing

 

  • Deviant Art — Victorian-style Insults Generator (SO much fun!)

 

Victorian Times

 

  • The Victorian Dictionary — a treasure trove of Victorian resources compiled by historical fiction author, Lee Jackson

 

 

  • Rootsweb — an absolute rabbit hole of ancestral history and stories

 

Maps

 

David Rumsey Map Collection — digitalised, rare 16th through 21st century maps of North and South America, as well as maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania

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