Research Tools for Historical Fiction & Nonfiction Writers

with Holly Day

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, The Writing Life

Online

Open to all levels

1 Session

Start Date: November 30, 2022
End Date: November 30, 2022
Day of Week: Wednesday
Time: 1:10pm - 4:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

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During this session, students will be walked through the process of finding old books and textbooks that have been archived online, and the proper way to credit them, if needed, in a bibliography. We'll also learn how to access online and physical collections of newspaper archives, as well as library special collections, and their proper citation. Additional topics will include photo banks, museum collections, and how to navigate copyright issues.

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Registration dates:

August 22: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

August 23: Member registration opens

August 30: General registration opens

Holly Day

Holly Day

she/her

Holly Day has worked as a freelance writer for over 30 years, with over 7,000 articles, poems, and short stories published internationally, including in Analog SF, Harvard Review, and Maintenant. She has had several dozen books and chapbooks published by both major and independent publishers, most recently, the nonfiction books, Music Theory for Dummies, Music Composition for Dummies, Tattoo FAQ, and History Lover’s Guide to Minneapolis; and the poetry books, A Book of Beasts, The Tooth is the Largest Organ in the Human Body, Bound in Ice, and Cross-Referencing a Book of Summer. Her writing has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, a 49th Parallel Prize, an Isaac Asimov Award, multiple Pushcart awards, and a Rhysling Award, and she has received two Midwest Writer’s Grants, a Plainsongs Award, the Sam Ragan Prize for Poetry, and the Dwarf Star Award from the Science Fiction Poetry Association.

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