Welcome to Second Glance History, a blog that uncovers the people and stories forgotten by history and gives them another read through a modern lens. Big stories, small stories, happy stories, sad stories, amusing stories, quirky stories—there’s something for every palate. Many of these neglected stories come from the Library of Congress’ collection of digitized newspapers, the majority of which are from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Equally compelling tales are found in obscure books, random articles and other dusty corners of the Internet. Although I am not a trained historian, I approach each story with a deep curiosity and research the facts and context as well as any internet-savvy non-professional.
Welcome to The History Creatives Hub. This is the place to showcase the amazingly eclectic and talented people within the history loving community. I’m sure you’ll find, as I have, some wonderful blogs, podcasts, channels, products, authors and more to connect with.
And, if you’re reading this and run a history inspired venture then what are you waiting for…
History Blogging: 35 ideas for blog posts
Whether you’re a beginner or have been history blogging forever coming up with ideas for blog posts is a constant issue. Do any of these sound like you?
You have stacks of ideas (but no time)? You get overwhelmed researching a topic you love and struggle to create the actual blog post, which then drifts? You’re bouncing week to week writing blog post ideas that are just well okay? or perhaps you’re losing faith and need to add some variety and sparkle to your editorial calendar.
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I'm Elizabeth Hill-Scott.
A life-long history fan since I saw my first English castle on a school trip. I’m using my experience in blogging, marketing and communications to teach you how to grow a fabulous history blog and business.