Research and Writer Resources

Romance Writers of America

The Seventeenth Century Lady – Love this site

Mindy Klasky has put together a phenomenal list of Romance Tropes

Bryn Donovan has fabulous lists every author could use

Cecelia Mecca on querying

Did you know the word “ma” didn’t exist in the 17th century? This site is wonderful when you’re writing Historicals that are more than 600 years in the past

Thank you, K.M. Weiland, for this great post that helped me out when I needed to add some internal conflict. Posting it here so I can refer back to it.


Lori Ann Bailey


Author – Scottish Historical Romance