Writing a science fiction book? Want to play with space travel, time travel, or whatever? Or maybe you just want to understand wormholes? Check out this enlightening YouTube video from … Continue reading Wormholes Explained (Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell)
Superstitions. Myths. Urban Legends. Life is full of them. How did they come to be? Check out this Ted-Ed video from Stuart Vyse about where superstitions come from. As fiction … Continue reading Myth building and Superstitions
I just wanted to share this review of my first draft for The Department for Mutated Persons. It’s 1984 meets X-Men! To read it for yourself, you can check on this blog … Continue reading Department for Mutated Persons – Reviews
This interesting piece from Adrienne Mayor draws comparisons between the mythological Amazons and the ancient kingdom of Scythia. It’s always fascinating to me how mythology, history, and archaeology intersect to … Continue reading Did the Amazons Really Exist?
Noah Zandan brings us an interesting video on the language of lying. This can be helpful not only to spot a liar, but – for writers – to create complex … Continue reading The language of lying
Check out this cool Ted Talk from Anne Lamott about life and writing. One thing that stuck out to me is when she said: If it’s someone else’s problem, then … Continue reading Anne Lamott on Life and Writing
As a writer – especially for fiction – I sometimes wonder if an explanation of a person’s nonverbal cues will be universal to everyone. This fascinating Ted-Ed talk from Sophie … Continue reading Are there universal expressions of emotion?
Reedsy offers tools to get your book out in the wild, which is the endgame for most people writing a book, no? Here’s a quick, 5-minute video that will walk … Continue reading How to Make a Book for Free with Reedsy
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On this segment of pop culture preacher, I’ll be talking about the Lord of the Rings trilogy. So spoilers if you haven’t seen that, but – really? – it came … Continue reading Lord of the Rings and Our Problem with Suffering
I’m hip-deep in the development of a trilogy, which is an undertaking itself. But combine with the fact that I have a problem finishing things and, well, you get it. … Continue reading I will finish this sen
Did you ever draw stick figure flip books in your school notebooks? I used to get a kick out of it. It was something fun to pass the time when … Continue reading I love this app, Animatic