Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Nov 8-22

News from the ASOR conference & my favorite posts around the web: Bruce Holsinger on historical fiction and truth, the earliest extant European “book”, 18th C selfies, treating PTSD via ancient Greek tragedy, & Amphipolis continued, the human remains.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Nov 1-7

My favorites around the web this week: Interview with Donis Casey, a review of A Day of Fire (which I’m in the middle of myself), miracle seed from Massada, open air ruins on Despotiko, a shot from the past–childhood fav paintings fr Huntington Library, WWI gets “dug” and the creative spirit of the desert caught on camera by Melissa Crytzer Fry.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom October 25-31

I’m a day or so late putting up my weekly post of my favorites around the web. I’ve been getting myself back into the habit of writing my full word count everyday with a lot less daily book promotion, and … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Oct 18-24

My favorites around the web this week: debate about Parthenon Marbles, blending research & creativity in historical fiction, & 3 pros of historical fiction on their books: Tinney Sue Heath, Kim Rendfeld and Ruth Downie.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom October 11-17

Join me on Sat Oct 18 in celebration of International Archaeology Day for a talk about Hand of Fire and Bronze Age archaeology. Here are my favorite finds around the web this week: all archaeological from Amphipolis to England!

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Sept 27-Oct 10

Join me at the Chandler library Oct 18 for National Archaeology Day! Also, my favorite posts around the web this week: HNS self-published author award, archaeology from Spain, Macedonia, Hattusa & Athens, & Donis Casey on dialogue.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Sept 13-19

Favorites on the web this week: Lindsey Davis on writing Roman, a smart review by Cynthia Robertson of Sarah Waters, inside historical fiction with Heather Lazare, an editor who knows, & digging up Alex the Great era tomb continues.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Sept 6-12

My favs around the web this week: interview with Ann Weisgarber, Helen Hollick on pirates, Nancy Bilyeau on Richard the Lionhearted, how to write real people into fiction, wondering if Achilles had ptsd, archaeological excavations of an ancient shipwreck and a tomb. A lot all in the same week Hand of Fire launched!

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