For the most part, science fiction writers tend to focus on the frightening potential uses for modern medicine and not the amazing, beneficial procedures currently under development. While it is important for authors in this genre and its sub-categories to remind people of how medicine can be corrupted and turned into a weapon, it is … Continue reading Medical Milestone
Check out the link below to learn more, readers: Iron Age Chariot Burial Site Found – Complete with Horse and Rider Oct 9, 2018 Nancy Bilyeau In the second time in two years, an Iron Age chariot has been found buried in a Yorkshire community. The discovery was made in the town of Pocklington, England, … Continue reading “Where Now is the Horse and the Rider?”
Last year, in “The Importance of Brotherhood in Fiction,” this author referenced an article on SuperversiveSF that discussed Final Fantasy XV, the then-latest release in Square Enix’s game series. Not being much of a video gamer, she knew little about the series or the story and had no interest in pursuing either at the time. … Continue reading A Valuable Study of the Story in Final Fantasy XV
One of the greatest things an author can do for his or her readers is to provide them release from their circumstances for a time. Entertainment of all varieties and venues ought to serve this particular end, since even a “normal,” pleasant life free from obvious care or worry becomes dull without a touch of … Continue reading Nil Desperandum – Never Despair, Never Give Up
Please enjoy Ms. Weiland's latest article, readers: 6 Requirements for Writing Better Character Goals Quick. Tell me what your characters want. Maybe you have an immediate answer. Maybe your protagonist wants to save the world, survive, or live happily ever after. While those are all legit goals that have powered hundreds of good stories, … Continue reading Reposted: 6 Requirements for Writing Better Character Goals
With all the submarines sailing below the waves, you would think there had been more than a few underwater battles featuring them. But apparently there was only one, a contest between a German U-boat and a British sub. Learn more here, readers: The crazy story of the only underwater sub battle in history Logan Nye … Continue reading The ONLY Submarine Battle to Occur Underwater
If there is one thing I do not understand, it is why the Almighty made so many insects and arachnids so BIG. Bad enough to have foot long ants in South America, funnel-web spiders in Australia, and other large specimens from different species, now we have thumb-sized bees. Great…. Thought extinct for the last thirty-eight … Continue reading Buzz, Buzz Bizzy Bee….