Maps

This is another one for my notebook and compost heap. This some of the notes for a historical fiction novel I started, but have decided not to proceed with. I love historical fiction, and the ones that I respect and admire typically are written by an author who has spent many many years researching the history. Traveling this path for awhile (I’ve poured many many hours into this project) I’ve learned something about myself, I’m not really an aspiring historical fiction writer. The thing that speaks the to me are moral and ethical issues. This is one reason I am so drawn to historical fiction, but developing my skills as a historical fiction writer is not the direction I want to go.

So with that in mind, I’ve decided to make public all my notes and story outline that I’ve created so far about this story I wanted to write. You can find them all under the category “James MacAvoy.” I hope that someone will write an inspiring historical fiction novel about the Highland Clearance. There’s some out there, I haven’t read any of them yet.

https://scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/

Map of Ross

https://www.geni.com/projects/Ross-and-Cromarty-Main-Page/16192

Understanding Clans

Scotland.org Scottish Clans. What is a clan? Clan History. Clan Legacy.
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https://www.highlandtitles.com/scottish-clans-and-families/#map

Map of Sutherland

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https://www.geni.com/projects/Sutherland-Main-Page/16285

Map of Sutherland

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https://www.highlandroots.net/_media/img/medium/parish-map-sutherland.png
http://www.dustydocs.com/county/2/scotland/174/ross-and-cromarty.html

Map of Sutherland, Ross, Caithness, Strathnaver

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strathnaver#/media/File:Strathnaver_map.jpg