5 Interesting Links for 03-15-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Novella (Fiction) The Persistence of Blood by Juliette Wade is a deep dive into a culture driven by biology into immovable, harmful traditions and the story of one who can … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 03-08-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Technique (Writing) The way you use internal conflict can inform and deepen your characters. This article looks at examples from film and literature that demonstrate the ties between fears and … Continue reading

Stray Thought: The Thing About Smiles

I was going to post a smile today, something I’ve resorted to more often of late. Then I thought, after my post last week, maybe it is time to explain the Things That Make Me Smile a little. I may … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 03-01-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Short story (Fiction) A beautifully described mind-twister of a story I hope you will enjoy. http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/garcia_08_18/ Licenses (Marketing) A quick rundown of the differences between stock photo licenses, especially when … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 02-22-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Bookstores (History) A description complete with photographs of a distinct street in London where bookshops barely changed as the centuries have passed offer interesting treasures to explore. https://secretldn.com/cecil-court-history/ Genetics (Animals) … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 02-15-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Film (History) Restored motion picture footage from between 1896 and 1900 using what was then a new technology gives insight into daily life in Paris, France. https://mymodernmet.com/lumiere-brothers-1890s-paris/ Medieval City (Generator) … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 02-08-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Vacation (Life) This article explores the value of vacations, identifying the most effective length and practice to maintain self care and avoid burnout. https://lifehacker.com/how-frequently-should-you-take-a-vacation-1820263353 Recycling (Art) An artist uses recycled … Continue reading

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

Guest Post: Female Archetypes in Steampunk Fiction by Phoebe Darqueling

Please welcome Phoebe Darqueling back with another fascinating article, this time about the Steampunk genre. I enjoyed discovering the different female character types prevalent in Steampunk, recognizing quite a few from my reading. If you have the same twist of … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 01-25-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Music (Stress) Everyone has stressful days and music is one way to break the strain. Here’s a list of 10 songs found to help people relax. https://www.fastcompany.com/90274251/song-reduces-anxiety-neuroscience Birds (Conservation) An … Continue reading