My first reblog of 2018 is a six years old, but still very relevant, blog post by comics writer Jim Zub (whose excellent blog Zub Tales you should check out if you are interested in comics creation) – so check out if you want some advice on how to find an Artist for your comic, or if you are an artist looking for some insight into the writer’s side of things:
Reblog of the Week
Reblog: Lessons From a Victorian-Era Cat Dictionary
Ever wondered what your cat was saying? If you have, this article by Carla Giaimo at Atlas Obscura might shed some light on the matter – at least if your cat is from the Victorian Era (and with those nine lives who knows, right?) – so go ahead, check it out:
Reblog: 6 signs your novel may be pretty damn good
This week’s reblog (the first in quite awhile) comes from Damien Walter, and has some advice on what makes a story attractive to readers – while this advice probably won’t let you write a best seller, it’s definitely something to keep in mind when you plan your story (and maybe more importantly – pitch and blurb it!)
Reblog: Rossetti’s Raven
This week’s reblog deals with several of my favourite subjects – art, poetry, history, ravens and more:
Source: Rossetti’s Raven
Reblog: Facebook is Broken
This week’s reblog comes from TechCrunch and touches on the escalating problem of social media feedback loops – while this shouldn’t really be news to anyone, the article shares some great comparisons and insights:
Reblog: What’s the Problem with Men?
Hello, Dear Reader – it’s been awhile.
My life is finally starting to approach something resembling normalcy, but I will get back to that.
I’m easing into this, so have patience with me.
My first reblog in far too long, this one is from Mark Manson and deals with the struggle of traditional masculinity vs modern society – well worth the read:
Reblog: Enheduanna – Earliest Known Poet
In recognizing the International Women’s Day I thought it fitting to share this, about the first known poet:
Reblog: In defense of my adopted country
My reblog for this week is on a current hot topic – the one of my homeland, crime and immigration – from a foreign national who have adopted Sweden as his new country.
I do not know Neil, but I have at least a dozen friends and acquaintances from abroad who have come to call Sweden their home, and almost every single one of them have expressed views and opinion that mirror what Neil writes here:
Reblog: “The Nameless Robot”
Check out this flash fiction story from the eminent Brett Savory, written explicitly for yours truly as part of a campaign promotion for his new book – A Perfect Machine: