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羽田健太郎と長女・吹雪あゆ(撮影時宝塚・星組)1996年立木義浩写真集「親と子の情景」より

羽田健太郎と長女・吹雪あゆ(撮影時宝塚・星組)1996年立木義浩写真集「親と子の情景」より

The way I build worlds is by collecting cool stuff from the history, myth and people around me. I blend these details with my own imagination, and create my own cultures. Normally there are a few p...

Worldbuilding: 10 Questions to Create Fictional Cultures

10 questions to ask when you create a fictional culture. The way I build worlds is by collecting cool stuff from the history, myth and people around me. I blend these details with my own imagination, and create my own cultures.

This is a REALLY great article. A must-read for all writers, even if you're not terribly interested in your writing being diverse - The Writersaurus

An Illustrated Guide To Writing People Of Color

"Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. (November 17, 1916 – June 27, 2005) was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a massive, three-volume history of the war. With geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, system   His work introduced a generation of Americans to a war that he believed was "central to all our lives." When you heard him speak of the war,somehow you lived it...

(November 1916 – June was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a massive, three-volume history of the war. Born in Greenville, Mississippi

People should really think about this. Some of the most Narcissistic people are typically the most self conscience. They only show us what they are proud of. Pretty on the outside isn't always pretty on the inside. Keep tooting your own horn. One day you'll have to face the hard facts. Materialistic things don't replace problems.

The Four Most Common Masks Worn by The Narcissist

'Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.' André Malraux - wow, this one is awesome.

Here's a writing worksheet to help you think about your story world's technologies. Technology is an important part of worldbuilding – it can help you develop people, culture, history, geography… almost anything.

Technology (Writing Worksheet Wednesday)

Writing Worksheet – Technology (PDF) Will you read this worksheet on your mobile device? Will you print it out on paper and write in your answers with a dip pen

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Looking back.

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Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story  (TED Talk)  says Rachel: "Especially instructive and encouraging given our recent conversations about aid and Africa.  It also seems delightfully appropriate for International Women’s Day."

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story. Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice

Faulkner in Paris, 1925. Faulkner traveled to Europe in the manner of many other young writers of the day. While in France, he adopted the look and air of a Bohemian poet by growing a beard and absorbing the art and culture of Paris’ Left Bank. One of his favorite places was in the Luxembourg Gardens, where he was photographed by William C. Odiorne.

A Close Look at Emily Grierson From "A Rose for Emily"

Author William Faulkner (Absalom, Absalom, As I Lay Dying), Luxembourg Gardens, Paris

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