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Opinion: Why Wikipedia isn’t Real Research for your Self-published Historical Novel

British indie author Lucienne Boyce, who writes and self-publishes historical fiction and non-fiction, explains why looking something up on Wikipedia doesn’t count as quality research, and recommends more effective research methods that will add conviction and accuracy when you are writing about the past. (This is an abridged text of the excellent talk that Lucienne […]

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Opinion: Build Bridges, Not Barricades

Historical novelist Lucienne Boyce believes it’s more constructive for all kinds of authors to work together harmoniously than to squabble over the relative merits and demerits of traditional and self-publishing routes “Shit volcano.”  “Self-published authors are destroying literature.” “Self-publishing is a deeply corrupt world.” These are just some of the comments self-published authors are used […]

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