Category Archives: Language

5 Interesting Links for 04-05-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Ghost Stories (History) What we consider traditional ghost stories sprang into existence during the Victorian Era. This article looks at what factors brought this about. https://www.steampunkjournal.org/ghost-stories-victorian-literature/ Characters (Writing) A look … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-22-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Language (Society) Kalahari Bushmen have a fiercely egalitarian society that is reinforced by their language patterns. https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2017/oct/29/why-bushman-banter-was-crucial-to-hunter-gatherers-evolutionary-success Technique (Writing) Writing active characters is important, but character reactions should not be … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-01-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Diversity (Science) This article examines the various obstacles, cultural, social, etc. that discourage female students from pursuing a career in the sciences and hinder the career of those women who … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 12-14-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Blinking (Vision) Ever wondered why you don’t see blackness whenever you blink, but rather rarely even notice when you blink? Well, I did, so this article caught my attention. https://www.livescience.com/63663-llm-why-not-dark-when-blink.html … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 11-16-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Formatting (Publishing) A selection of free font-based symbols to use in decorating your books. (Via Jane Friedman’s Electric Speed) https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2018/10/110-type-ornaments-to-use-in-your-book-plus-a-free-download/ History (Language) For those wordsmiths or just the linguistically curious, … Continue reading

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