Research your novel – what matters? Research your novel – but what do you ultimately need to know? If you’re an author or you like to write, this is probably an issue you’ve encountered. Questions like “What would a mercenary be paid for a silver tray in 1884?” pop up during your writing and you turn to research. But then the thought hits you. Is it even really relevant for your story? If that sounds familiar, maybe this blogpost can be of some help! As a reader, I often encounter books rich in detail because authors have researched their themes, worlds etc. Sometimes though, the story can end up drowning…
Jeg har ofte hjulpet min søster Louise med at stille spørgsmål og guide hende i hendes plot og historier. Det er der kommet en del skriveøvelser og guldkorn ud af, men ét af dem stammer faktisk fra vores barndom og det kan være det lige er det argument du mangler, for at din historie er din?