It's almost ready! The 2nd Edition of The Historical Research Companion to Everything of Interest to a Romance Writer (the "HRC") will be available within the next few weeks. As I have mentioned previously, this edition will mean a big change because I will be "untying" the blog from the book. By this, I mean I will be removing the historical posts from the blog, so this is a "head's up" notice! :) More details and a preview of the new "forward" of the 2nd Edition can be found on the HRC page.
One of the new topics I've enjoyed including in the 2nd Edition has been an overview of the "popularity as a setting" for each historical time period and for many sub-categories. Whether it was the opportunity to delve into the appeal of arranged marriages or the appeal of opposing cultures, each topic increased my enthusiasm for the possibilities of a historical setting. Below is a partial sample on the topic of popularity as a setting for the Medieval Period:
Stay tuned for more news to come!
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