In case you haven’t noticed, I’m a big fan of challenging assumptions. Evidence that challenges historical assumptions? AWESOME. Like woman were the travelers of the Bronze age more so than men.
Tamora Pierce is one of those authors who has been a strong foundational influence on my own writing, so here’s a lovely interview that includes the challenge of being told “no.” Even more reason for me to love her!
For your research pleasure, have an article by Judith Tarr on writing horses. And botany for your imagined worlds? Count me in!