Of course, originality and accuracy are critical to writing history. This is Ray’s first, fundamental tip. Beyond this, however, he says you must ensure you produce a compelling narrative, otherwise, a long list of disconnected facts become boring.
Q&A Video Series with Ray Noyes
In this Q&A video series with Ray Noyes, we find out about his background as an engineer working in physics research and how this helps him now he is a history author. We also learn about his top tips for other aspiring local historians and of his most highly prized discoveries.
- What Are the 3 Most Interesting Things You Have Found in Your History Research?
- Tell Us About Your Time at CERN
- How Did You Become so Heavily Involved in Grangetown’s History?
- How Does Your Physics Background Help You Write History?
- What Are Grangetown History Society’s Greatest Achievements?
- What Are the Three Most Interesting Things You Found in Your Physics Research?
- How Did Urban Development Become a Set Text at Cardiff University
- Do You Have Two Top Tips for Aspiring Local History Writers?
- Who Were the Windsor and Bute Families?
- What Was the Single Most Important Moment in Grangetown’s History?