5 Interesting Links for 08-04-2017

Creativity (Charity)

A non-profit organization makes the cos-play dreams of children in wheelchairs come true. Click the link to the organization in the article to see more of their creative endeavors.
http://fanboyplanet.com/sdcc-2017-magic-cosplay-from-magic-wheelchair/

GIMP Technique (Graphic Art)

I generally use the clone tool at various levels of opacity to fix minor blemishes, but this technique offers more granular control with better retention of original shades so I plan to give it a try. The plugin described is for 2.4-2.6, though, and I haven’t tested it in 2.8.
https://patdavid.net/2011/12/getting-around-in-gimp-skin-retouching.html

Clothing (History)

While these are a collection of links so some of them might not be available (I spot-checked with Victorian Era clothing), it’s a useful resource for those doing re-enactment or just trying to figure out what your heroine or hero would have worn.
http://www.costumingdiary.com/free-historical-costume-patterns.html

Technique (Marketing)

Bryan Cohen goes through five potential pitfalls when writing your book description along with ways to avoid them.
https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2016/03/24/book-description/

Innovations (Science)

While the latest breakthrough in quantum teleportation is a far way from human teleportation, it’s a measurable gain in our ability to transport information at great distances.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2017/07/12/first-particle-successfully-quantum-teleported-into-space-are-transporters-next/#1eb4518596e5

Beneath the Mask (Uncommon Lords and Ladies, Book 1)

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