The following is a brief list of resources I have found helpful:


Websites     Medieval and Regency era research  Research links



Bell, James Scott.  Conflict & Suspense.  Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 2011.

Bell, James Scott.  Plot & Structure.  Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 2004.

Byrde, Penelope.  Jane Austen Fashion.  Ludlow: Moonrise Press, 2008.

Dolan, Brian.  Ladies of the Grand Tour.  New York: Harper Collins, 2001.

Cameron, David Kerr.  London’s Pleasures: From Restoration to Regency.  United Kingdom: Sutton Publishing Limited, 2001.

Cowden, Tami D., Caro LaFever, and Sue Viders.  The Complete Writer’s Guide to Heroes and Heroines.  New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000.

Dixon, Debra.  Goal, Motivation, & Conflict.  Tennessee: Gryphon Books for Writers, 1996.

Erickson, Carolly.  Our Tempestuous Day.  New York: Harper Collins, 1986.

Graves, Charles.  Leather Armchairs: The Book of London Clubs.  New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1964.

Hardyment, Christina.  Behind The Scenes: Domestic Arrangements in Historic Houses. London: National Trust Enterprise Limited, 1997.

Hartcup, Adeline.  Below Stairs in the Great Country Houses.  London: Sidgwick & Jackson Limited, 1985.

Hughes, Kristine.  Everyday Life in Regency and Victorian England from 1811-1901.  Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 1998.

Kress, Nancy.  Characters, Emotion, & Viewpoint.  Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 2005.

McCutcheon, Pam.  Writing the Fiction Synopsis.  Tennessee: Gryphon Books for Writers, 1998.

Morley, Geoffrey.  Smuggling in Hampshire and Dorset 1700-1850.  Berkshire: Countryside Books, 1983.

Olsen, Kirstin.  All Things Austen: An Encyclopedia of Austen’s World.  Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2005.

Peck, Robert Newton.  Fiction is Folks.  Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 1983.

Pilcher, Donald.  The Regency Style.  London: B.T. Batsford LTD., 1947.

Platt, Richard.  Smuggling in the British Isles.  Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing, 2007.

Sullivan, Margaret.  The Jane Austen Handbook.  Philadelphia: Quirk Books, 2007.

Yorke, Trevor.  Georgian & Regency Houses Explained.  Newbury, Berkshire: Countryside Books, 2007.