Historically accurate

Writing history or historical fiction takes research if you want to get it right. These photos are among the sorts of things I’d put on my wall or computer screen if I were writing about WWI.
I always look for images to help build the places in my imagination. One of my favorite sources is the Library of Congress. LOC photo collections are fabulous. Check them out after you look at these.

These Unseen Photos From World War I Are Unbelievable

http://io9.com/these-unseen-photos-from-world-war-i-are-unbelievable-1580681616

Feeling blue?

When we think about challenges facing our characters, they won’t all be physical, economic or social. Depression is a common problem, but how acurately could you develop a character with depression? Here are some things to consider.

Depressed, but Not Ashamed – NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/05/22/opinion/depressed-but-not-ashamed.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z_sma=OP_DBN_20140523&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1388552400000&bicmet=1420088400000&_r=2&referrer=