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Being an author, I’m well aware of the hurdles that prevent people from writing. One of the biggest can be learning how to do proper research. There are multiple elements at play. Not least of these is the worry that you’ll be outed as a fraud. Secondary to that, wondering how much must absolutely be done to do justice to your vision. And then a long list runs on from there. Once again, I have you covered. Watch the video. You’ll learn and be set at ease.
Resources for you to learn how to be a better researcher…
Appleby, Joyce, Lynn Hunt and Margaret Jacob, Telling The Truth About History (New York: W.W. Norton
& Company, 1994).
MacMillan, Margaret, Dangerous Games: Uses and Abuses of History. New York: Modern Library, 2009.
Kuhn, Thomas, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 3rd ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press,
Benjamin, Jules R., A Student’s Guide To History, 11th ed. (New York: Bedford/St. Martin, 2010).
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Thank you for listening and ask me your questions in the comments. I’m here to help you on your writing journey! Also, check out some other episodes below:
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