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WRITERS' GROUPS:

Romance Writers of America http://www.rwa.org/

Washington Romance Writers http://www.wrwdc.com/

Virginia Romance Writers http://www.virginiaromancewriters.com/

National Novel Writing Month http://www.nanowrimo.org/en/dashboard

 

AUTHOR LINKS:

Great blog by romance author Diane Gaston http://dianegaston.com/

Engaging blog, Regency clothing resource http://www.candicehern.com/

Interesting Loretta Chase & Susan Holloway Scott blog entitled Two Nerdy History Girls http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com/

Emily Hendrickson, Regency author with an interesting, informative site http://www.emilyhendrickson.com/the-peerage.html

Blog by a number of writers, Jo Beverly, Mary Jo Putney, Susan Fraser King/Sarah Gabriel, Anne Gracie, Nicola Cornick, Joanna Bourne http://www.wordwenches.com

 

GENERAL INTEREST BLOGS:

Fabulous paintings depicting period clothing http://bjws.blogspot.com/

Quirky vintage art blog, ooh-la-la http://vintage-spirit.blogspot.com/2010/10/georges-de-feure-1907.html

A delightfully eclectic blog of historical facts and clothing-centric information http://brontehoroine.wordpress.com/

Ringling Museum Library blog site http://ringlingmuseumlibrary.wordpress.com

HISTORICAL RESEARCH LINKS:

Download free source books printed pre-1923 http://www.archive.org/

French national library, free downloads, in english http://gallica.bnf.fr/

Links to Ackermann's Repository publication downloads and historical and literary commentary http://smithandgosling.wordpress.com/

The Costumer's Manifesto http://www.costumes.org/

New York City Public Library Digital Gallery http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Los Angeles County Museum of Art http://www.lacma.org/art/collection

Excellent source for fashion plates http://damesalamode.tumblr.com/

Historical Reference Source for Men's Clothing http://www.blacktieguide.com/

Fascinating discourse on women's clothing http://mantuadiary.blogspot.com/

History of women who kick ass (literally) http://www.fscclub.com/history/zhened-old2-e.shtml

Every imaginable thing about Victorian London http://www.victorianlondon.org/

Discourses by Vic Sanbourn on Regency topics http://vic-sanborn.suite101.com/

Wonderful site for historical clothing information http://www.fashion-era.com/

In-depth information about historical costume http://bygoneglamour.wordpress.com/

Regency info from The Republic of Pemberley http://www.pemberley.com/

Victorian era clothing and lifestyle http://www.victoriana.com/

Article about prostitution and generally naughty behavior in the 1700s with a lot of good engravings and other illustrations http://forums.canadiancontent.net/history/87237-sin-city-one-five-women.html

Ye Olde Sayings - Why do we use that turn of phrase? http://www.obcgs.com/sayings.htm

The many layers of a lady's clothing http://www.marquise.de/en/1800/glossar.shtml

Victoria and Albert Museum site http://www.vam.ac.uk/

Source for fashion plates and old maps http://www.ancestryimages.com/

Ever wondered where they got enough ice to serve the needs of London? http://www.canalmuseum.org.uk/ice/iceimport.htm

Booze hounds unite! Some interesting beer history http://www.breweryhistory.com/journal/archive/118/bh-118-026.html

Cor blimey! (Or is that Gor Blimey?) A Regency Lexicon http://www.thenonesuch.com/lexicon.html

Everything you'd ever want to know about Vauxhall Gardens http://www.vauxhallgardens.com/index.html

London Metropolitan University page on women's issues http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/thewomenslibrary/

English-English Dictionary, United Kingdom phrase finder http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/

Learn about adultery, poisoning, and murder in England 1787 http://little-details.livejournal.com/2489112.html

Georgian London business addresses and locations http://www.georgianindex.net/London/l_merchants.html

London's criminal courts 1674-1913 http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/

Interesting facts about smuggling in Britain http://www.smuggling.co.uk/gazetteer_se_14.html

Inns, lodgings, coffee houses and clubs in 18th Century England http://www.ourcivilisation.com/smartboard/shop/bynpwllr/inns4.htm

Wonderful site for fashion plates and costume http://lamodeillustree.livejournal.com/

Between a gentleman and his tailor http://www.georgianindex.net/tailors/tailor.html

 

 

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