A piece of alternate Roman history: Guest Post by Alison Morton

Alison Morton guest posts about her novels of alternative Roman history. Ever wonder what alternative history is and is it looney? (no…) Teaser: the women get equal rights. Now that’s remarkably alternative! Alison knows her Romans and her world building, which makes this fiction very engaging.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom August 29-Sept 5

Some of my favorite posts from around the web this week: blog tour etiquette by Gail Martin, ancient music on the lyre, ASOR Palmyra update, Bruce Holsinger takes on Trump & Beowulf, More on the Mycenaean palace near Sparta, Alison Morton’s selection of books involving history, mystery & derring do

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Jan 10-16

My favorite posts around the web this week & reminder of the AZ Historical Novel Society meeting Jan 24: the movie Exodus goes mad, Tudor seers (Nancy Bilyeau), Roman cops (Alison Morton), gold Bronze Age signet ring, overview of Crime Fiction, how to write historical fiction, interview with Alison McMahan about her HF The Saffron Crocus, a new Historical Thesaurus & are podcasts the new literary form?

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