Chuck Wendig on the Starving Artist

We all have heard the Staving Artist Myth. You know- the writer or artist or creator who sits in a freezing attic, making a packet of ramen noodles last for a week's worth of meals, cold, hungry, alone, butĀ fulfilled. Oh, so romantic, right? No. At least not to me. But we are too often given … Continue reading Chuck Wendig on the Starving Artist

Wednesday Wanderings: Storm Clouds, Easter Island Bodies, Where Are the Aliens, and Life Advice from Over Sixty

Amazing video of the beauty of powerful storm clouds: Storm Clouds Those huge stone heads on Easter Island have bodies, too: Easter Island Statues Are we really alone out there? If not, where are all the aliens? This article takes a look at some of the possible explanations: Alien Life? Twenty Pieces of Advice from … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Storm Clouds, Easter Island Bodies, Where Are the Aliens, and Life Advice from Over Sixty

Wednesday Wanderings: Glass-Winged Butterfly, Star Trek Alphabet, Old Chalkboards, and Sci-Fi Quotes

The glass-winged butterfly has to be one of the coolest butterflies there is. Here are 15 pictures of this pretty insect: Glass-Winged Butterfly Here's an alphabet book for Star Trek fans to start their children off right. I was a bit disappointed that R was not for Redshirt, though: Star Trek Alphabet When they removed … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Glass-Winged Butterfly, Star Trek Alphabet, Old Chalkboards, and Sci-Fi Quotes

Wednesday Wanderings: Pool and Dominoes, Gaiman on Kindness, Beauty at a Border Crossing, and Sunset Ice Cave

I wouldn't actually call this a "trick shot," but it is pretty impressive. Must have taken a while to figure it all out and set up. The video quality is not good, but you can see what's happening: Pool and Dominoes More advice from the wise Neil Gaiman's tumblr, this time on being kind: Kindness … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Pool and Dominoes, Gaiman on Kindness, Beauty at a Border Crossing, and Sunset Ice Cave

Wednesday Wanderings: 5 Unsolved Life Mysteries, Advice from Calvin and Hobbes, Chinese Museums, and 8-bit Pixel Superheroes

Let's see what was interesting in the wide, wide Internet lately- A few of Life's little mysteries that remain unsolved (Langauge warining): http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-unsolved-mysteries-everyday-life-that-make-no-sense/ Need a little advice to get you through your life? Look no further than Calvin and Hobbes. Wise words here, my friends, wise words: http://bookriot.com/2012/02/06/sixteen-things-calvin-and-hobbes-said-better-than-anyone-else/ One thing China seems to do right … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: 5 Unsolved Life Mysteries, Advice from Calvin and Hobbes, Chinese Museums, and 8-bit Pixel Superheroes