Homme de Plume: What I Learned Sending My Novel Out Under a Male Name
The plan made me feel dishonest and creepy, so it took me a long time to send my novel out under a man’s name. But each time I read a study about unconscious bias, I got a little closer to trying it.
A Wednesday Small Thing: Snappy Dresser
If you're feeling overwhelmed with the clutter of life and don't know where to even begin to dig out, have no fear. I will give you the perfect place to start. Read on: An older...
The greatest thought experiment of all time, Chapter 17, by Marshall Brain
The greatest thought experiment of all time Chapter 17 [Quick Overview - This book introduces a new economic system that aims to eliminate all of the poverty, inequality, hunger, slums and so on found on Earth today. This new system is introduced as a thought experiment within the context of the million-person Mars colony recently announced by Elon Musk. This new system will radically improve the quality of life for the vast majority of humans living on planet Earth today.] Table of Contents Chapter 1 - Elon Musk Makes His Big Announcement about the Mars Colony Chapter 2 - The Many Thought Experiments that Mars Inspires Chapter 3 - Why Do We Need a New Socio-Economic-Political System on Mars Chapter 4 - Imagining a New and Much Better Socio-Economic-Political System for the Mars…
What to Say to a Grieving Person (Nancy Guthrie)
Sometimes it can be hard to know what to say to someone who is grieving. Yet there are helpful words we can give to people who are suffering—words that will actually help and encourage in the midst of grief.
How Brian Selznick Created a Delightful Book Trailer for ‘The Marvels’ (Exclusive Video)
The author made a miniature theater, a tiny paper ship and a little dragon with a bendable spine and bright red tongue, to bring his story to life.