Links for Writers

10 Things that Red-Flag a Newbie Novelist
15 Tips Friends Can Do to Help Promote Your Book
25 Steps to Writing Your First Sex Scene

Beware the Writing Police

Character Names – Select Personality Traits to Determine a Name
Characterization 101: How to Create Memorable Characters  
Cutting Dead Weight Words

Difference Between Successful and Unsuccessful Writers
Digitized Map of London (1790s)
d-Maps.com – Printable Maps

How To Break The Destructive Habit Of Editing While Writing
How to Create a Book Trailer
How to Handle Book Reviews: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
How to Set e-book Pricing 
How to Write a 1-page Synopsis

Information About How to Avoid Spamming Readers and the CAN-SPAM Act
Improve Your Blog’s SEO
Increasing Sales of Self-published Books

MapCo – A variety of highly collectable 18th and 19th century maps and plans of London, British Isles, and Australia
Maps of England, Wales, Scotland, etc. 

Names of Country Houses, Castles, Palaces, etc. by County in the United Kingdom
Ngram Tool – Fabulous tool that helps you determine if a word or phrase was in use during a certain time period

R. Ackermann’s Repository of Fashion + E.K. Duncan
Regency Names for Men and Women 
Romance University

Social Media: Make the Most of Your Six Seconds
Surname Database-Database of surname meanings and origins.
Surname Distribution Map

The Laws of the Amazon Jungle—Eight Rules Authors Need to Know to Stay Safe

UK Medical Heritage Portal – Search and view collection of digitzed European medical publications from the nineteenth century

Victorian Servant Wage Scale 

Why Writers Need to be on Google Plus
Write Like Jane Austen – Check whether or not Jane Austen would have used the word.