While it is quite easy to use many elements of culture or history in short stories and novels, it is a much trickier thing to do when it comes to fiction shorter than 1 000 words. This is perhaps even truer when you are writing… Continue Reading “Adding Culture and History in Flash and Micro Fiction”
Articles of the week: Miniature Pyramids of Sudan by Eric A. Powell Archaeologists excavating on the banks of the Nile have uncovered a necropolis where hundreds of small pyramids once stood Hoards of the Vikings by Daniel Weiss Evidence of trade, diplomacy, and vast… Continue Reading “Weekly Finds – Miniature pyramids, Viking hoards, underground cities, character pet peeves, and stone gods”
Articles of the week The tree that shaped human history – by Mike Shanahan Fig trees have not only witnessed history but have shaped it and they could even enrich our future The man who tried to photograph thoughts and dreams – by Josh… Continue Reading “Weekly Finds – Shaping Human History, Photographing Dreams, Creative Burnouts, and Hidden Buddhas”
A mini Weekly Finds this week… Video of the Week Articles of the week: Mesa Verde’s surprising story The culture that once thrived at Mesa Verde National Park was rich, complex and far-reaching – and it didn’t mysteriously disappear. The World’s Oldest Writing Used… Continue Reading “Weekly Finds – Mesa Verde, the Oldest Writing and Trees’ Language”
This week holds a bumper collection of videos, articles, and podcasts that I’ve found interesting during the week. Enjoy!