If you're a reader of YA, and/or you like scoundrels, you'll like Jackdaw. He is who Douglas Richardson (of BBC Cabin Pressure) aspires to be. No, really.
I was added as an approved freelancer for Tor.com and the Macmillan freelancer pool this
Things I learnt from research during Jackdaw --
Scots Glossary, none of which applied to the book I was working on, but still interesting. Understand Scottish Slang from Wikihow: same.
But Figaro, THAT did apply. I had known of the opera, of course, but nothing about Figaro himself, so Onelook.com solved that problem. 8D
I will talk more about Convergence eventually.
And off I go!