Don’t Forget to Smile!

On the subject of smiling, readers, check out the link below! Why smiling is a great way to manage anxiety Edifa | Jul 02, 2020 So many things can crowd out joy and peace, but this exercise can make the difference! Asmile is a non-verbal indicator of happiness. It can lower the levels of anxiety and … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Smile!

Making the Audience Smile – How Important Is It?

A little while ago this author introduced readers to a music video from an anime series she enjoys and has regularly referenced of late. Those who have read my most recent series of posts will remember the one she means: My Hero Academia*, better known in some circles by its Japanese title, Boku no Hero … Continue reading Making the Audience Smile – How Important Is It?

Children in Fiction, Part 3: Are Heroes and Heroines Interchangeable in Fiction?

Thus far we have discussed what a lack of children means in terms of world-building, along with fictional children and teens’ (often outrageous) adult-style behavior. Both these items were mentioned in Ms. R.J. Sheffler’s article here. Today’s subject, however, is not among the issues that writers encounter listed therein. Many writers, particularly in the Young … Continue reading Children in Fiction, Part 3: Are Heroes and Heroines Interchangeable in Fiction?

Have Another Round on the House!

Or don’t. The liquor in these old beer bottles has high concentrations of lead in it. Still, it is an interesting discovery. Click the link to learn more, readers: 19TH-CENTURY BEER BOTTLES FOUND UNDER THE STAIRCASE IN ENGLAND MARCH 27, 2020 ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM WYAS Archeological Services made the finding back in February and subsequently sent … Continue reading Have Another Round on the House!