What happens when someone who really understands people has to deal with someone who doesn’t? This article is about working with people who have low “emotional intelligence.” But it also describes some of their traits and those of high “EQ” folks, all of which can be used in character develpment.
How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People – HBR.
Historical fiction is a favorite of many. Here’s an interview with an author of of the genre who also happens to teach history. And even he admits to missing the occasional detail.
Bruce Holsinger on How to Write Historical Fiction, Plagues, Witches, Wars and Guns.
I just discovered this site — PUBlishing CRAWL — and had to check it out. These tips aren’t bad either.
2016 Debut Authors Share their Research Tips | Pub(lishing) Crawl
I’m working on a story set in the 1840s and I want the setting to be authentic. I’ve been thinking about how to do that without sounding like a history book. This post considers the same question. How much backstory is too much? (You may need to scroll past a bunch of menu items to get to the post.)
Research: Keeping the Backstory in the Back | Indies Unlimited
I’ve used Google alerts at work for a long time, but never thought about using them for my other writing. And I just heard about Google Scholar. I’m setting up a couple alerts today.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Must Know Google Scholar Tip for Researchers and Educators