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!
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?
“Left to themselves, Americans build, cultivate, bridge, dam, canalise, invent, teach, manufacture, think, write, lock themselves in struggle with the eternal challenges that man has chosen to confront, and with an intensity not known elsewhere on the globe. Bidden to make war their work, Americans shoulder the burden with intimidating purpose. There is, I have … Continue reading Remember the Republic
Have you ever heard of the Battle of Athens, readers? This is not a reference to the city in Greece, but the town in Tennessee, U.S.A. It occurred not long after World War II, when the GIs returning home from the front found the corruption in the local government had worsened while they had been … Continue reading How Soon We Forget…..
Now this is a residence with class! Click the link to learn more, readers. And if you have some spare cash, maybe this could be your new vacation home! Price Slashed for Gothic “Fantasy Tower” Converted into Amazing 4-Bed Home Apr 8, 2020 Ian Harvey If you’re looking for a new Gothic tower home, something … Continue reading Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair!
Click the link to learn more, readers! 10 fascinating facts about tigers NOEL KIRKPATRICK July 19, 2018, 9:28 a.m. Tigers are the most iconic of the big cat species. They're also the biggest of all the felines. (Photo: Arangan Ananth/Shutterstock) There's a reason tigers are a common symbol of power in various Asian cultures: They're … Continue reading Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright….
Check this interesting piece by K.M. Weiland, readers: Using All Four Cognitive Functions as a Writer My heart is so full as I write this. So many things going on in the world right now—both good and bad. It makes me reflect, not for the first time, on the tremendous gift given to writers in … Continue reading Reposted: Using All Four Cognitive Functions as a Writer
If you plan to vacation at the beach this year, readers, then the article below may be a good refresher on what sea creatures it is best to avoid. Follow the link to learn more about five of the less-than-friendly critters that you may see in the water this year: Beach Animals To Watch Out … Continue reading Watch Your Step at the Beach!
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?
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!