Children in Fiction, Part 1: What Happens When There Aren’t Enough?

In her perceptive article “Stop Pretending Children Don’t Exist in Your Story World,” R.J. Sheffler covers several reasons why putting children in fiction is a necessary element for good world-building. As she herself states, youngsters do not have to be in the thick of the fighting or be involved in the action to make the … Continue reading Children in Fiction, Part 1: What Happens When There Aren’t Enough?

China’s Terracotta Army May Have Been Sculpted by the Ancient Greeks!

Your eyes do not deceive you, intrepid readers. New evidence suggests that the Greeks, not the Chinese, sculpted the famous Terracotta Army. This would have occurred some fifteen hundred years before Marco Polo made his journey to that country, when the West and East “officially” began trading and became aware of one another. In actuality, … Continue reading China’s Terracotta Army May Have Been Sculpted by the Ancient Greeks!