“But this new component of the Guardians’ defenses, these ever-amassing stories, struck some deep and fearful alarm inside his [Pitch Black’s] dark heart. Spells, magic, jolliness, chocolate eggs, presents, elves, teeth – all the Guardians’ methods to fight his darkness were, to him, puny parlor tricks. But this power of story? He could not figure … Continue reading The Power of Story
Check out this amazing bridge design created by that maestro of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years Later, MIT Proves That Da Vinci's Bridge Design Works If accepted at the time, the design would have likely revolutionized architecture. By David Grossman Oct 10, 2019 GRETCHEN ERTL In the early 1500s, Leonardo da Vinci designed a hypothetical bridge … Continue reading Da Vinci’s Bridge
Check out these amazing photographs of Light Pillars taken by an Ontario resident in 2017, readers: North Bay man captures incredible images of light pillars dancing in the sky By Jenna Wootton Updated: September 7, 2017 When a northern Ontario man recently woke to his two-year-old crying, he wasn’t expecting to witness a new natural … Continue reading Dancing Lights
Most writers know that there is more to a story than the fact that it is simply fiction. However, since creative narratives are by nature ethereal, it is not easy to define them or explain what they mean to both authors and readers/viewers. Mr. Critzer does a good job of defining this point in the … Continue reading Is It Just a Story, or Is It More?
I have linked to articles on mounted archery previously, but this piece was so interesting, it just had to go in the Flotsam ‘n’ Jetsam category here at Song. Even though this article is three years old, it is absolutely fascinating. But you do not need to take my word for it. Click the link … Continue reading A Look at Mounted Archery
Check out this great article from Alexander Hellene at Amatopia: Here’s some life stuff that also applies to writing: Don’t talk about yourself all the time. Don’t bring every single conversation or point made back to something about you. Ask the other person a lot of questions. If other people are talking about something that … Continue reading Reposted: How to Have a Conversation