5 Interesting Links for 08-21-2020

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Africa (Conservation)

When a long civil war stripped the Kissama National Park of its animals, Angola reached out to University of Pretoria wildlife researcher Wouter van Hoven for help in repopulating the park. This effort wasn’t without difficulties, however.

Transportation (History)

Whether you write books in the Regency Era or are a fan of that period, this review of the various carriages and transport vehicles available at the time is handy.

Technique (Marketing)

These ten tips for organizing an in-person book launch party can help you plan your next post-COVID-19 launch. They could guide you in setting up a virtual party as well, though not all the tips have a virtual analog.

Errors (Decision Making)

Though some details in the examples are out of date, this article (written in 2015) describes five tools our brains use that can work against us to undermine good decision making.

World Building (Writing)

It’s the little things that make your story world seem larger than the story itself. Here’s a handy tool to help you build your fantasy culture(s) through the choice of jobs for primary, secondary, and even background characters.

These Vampires Don't Sparkle

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