Welcome to the Harry Turtledove Wiki
An encyclopedia of the works of Harry Turtledove that anyone can edit. Harry Turtledove, famed author in the genre of alternate history. These articles can include information about both the historical person and the alternate version(s) Turtledove creates in his fantastic stories. We also have articles on his novels, stories and other writings -- he's written numerous works of historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction in addition to his alternate history works.Fan-fic and speculative writing should be kept in user blogs only!
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What's new on Turtledove
- January 8, 2020
- three stories, "Something Fishy", "Always Something New" and "Tie a Yellow Ribbon" are available at Tor.com
- December 13, 2019
- January/February 2020 issue Analog is released in ebook format with some retailers. Magazine edition will be released on December 19, 2019. Expect spoilers in the near future.
- October 22, 2019
- November/December 2019 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction is released, containing "Christmas Truce". Expect spoilers in the near future.
- August 2019
- Clarkesworld #155 is released, containing "The Yorkshire Mammoth". Expect spoilers in the near future.
- July 2, 2019
- Alpha and Omega is released in hardcover and e-book today. Expect spoilers.
- June 27, 2019
- The anthology Alternate Peace which contains "Election Day", is released in paperback today. Expect spoilers.
- June 18, 2019
- July/August 2019 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction is released, containing
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The Most important Rules
While the nature of writing about fictional works requires a certain amount of flexibility, ad hoc decision making, and some policies may be subject to change, we have two cardinal rules we observe here:
- When writing articles about the characters or events of a work, write in past-tense, and in-universe
- Stay within the parameters of what Turtledove actually put on the page! No speculating. Fan-fic should be for blogs only!
Follow these, and you should be fine.
For more information on formatting, see our Policies page.
Victor Radcliff was one of the most important figures in the history of the United States of Atlantis. He was a major in the British Atlantean colonial army during the French and Spanish War. His actions were critical to the defeat of France and the expansion of British power in Atlantis. A generation later, he led the rebelling Atlanteans to military victory during the Atlantean War of Independence. Shortly after, he became one of the first Consuls of Atlantis, serving jointly with Isaac Fenner.
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Alternate history wikis
- Alternative History Wiki, a creative writing wiki for people who write AH stories.
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These are some of the wikis dedicated to authors and/or works that influenced Turtledove. Turtledove has even written works set in their respective canons.