Amazing Fan Art

Check out this incredible fan art for I Am the Wallpaper, an amazing drawing by Jessica N, an 8th grader at St. Eugene School in Bayside, WI. I love, love, love it! Any other talented folks out there with art to share? 🙂      

Captain Frogman: A short, stupid, kinda fun movie I made as a kid

When I was ten I started making movies using my dad’s super 8 movie camera. This before digital cameras, before DVDs, before making videos was common or easy. The camera didn’t even have sound and I had to save up the money just to buy and process the film so we never did more than …

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Is it just me or is the A Crack In The Sky future starting to feel less and less like sci-fi?

Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 2013 The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone, scientists reported Friday, reaching a concentration not seen on the earth for millions of years…The best available evidence suggests the amount of the gas …

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World Building

Some thoughts for writers: In some ways the writerly concept called “world building” is just another way of saying “writing”. Still, no matter your story’s genre, taking the time to think through and organize some of the story-world’s details and rules up front can help keep the story coherent, consistent and feeling ‘real’ (and save …

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Music’s Powerful Effect On Our Teenage Lives…And Beyond

When I was a teenager music was a big part of my life. It still is. But there’s something about the music we listen to when we’re in our teens that sets it apart, it seems to me. At that age music is more than just music, it’s a statement about who we are. We …

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