5 Interesting Links for 01-29-2021

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Flash (Fiction)

I enjoyed the meta aspects of this story and thought you would, too. It’s quick, but there’s more said under than over.

Tips (Health)

Some basic health tips most people can do at home that help stave off serious conditions like diabetes.

Political Artists (Interesting People)

Diego Rivera was one of three Mexican artists asked to begin an era of teaching Mexican history through art. His career in Mexico dried up after the president died, but Rivera went on to speak through his works in the United States. He continued to tell stories of Mexico and explored the complexity of Capitalism as it influences American society. This video talks about Rivera’s history and works through the window of his exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Innovation (Medicine)

Small studies indicate some success with vaccines used to train T cells to attack cancer. Scientists haven’t figured out the direct mechanism causing the improvements, but promising results with melanomas indicate this is a path to continue focusing resources on.

Pacing (Writing)

This article helps writers use the AutoCrit online programmatic editor, so refers to its behavior. However, the advice on pacing holds true whether you have an algorithm highlighting paragraphs for you or not. I don’t necessarily agree with the first chapter suggestions as that depends on genre. For example, one where the setting or milieu is an important character might begin with description. Still, pacing is something writers should be aware of regardless of what decisions they make for their works.

Safe Haven: A Steampunk Romance (The Steamship Chronicles, Prequel)

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