Weekly Finds – 9 September 2016

Self-publishing, Bows and Arrows, Fossils, Planets, and More

Podcast of the Week

Villains and Inciting Incidents by Story Grid Podcast

Join Shawn Coyne, author of Story Grid and a top editor for 25+ years, and Tim Grahl, struggling writer, as they discuss the ins and outs of what makes a story great.

Videos of the Week

The Oldest Fossils Ever Found – By SciShow

This was just too cool not to share!

3 moons and a planet that could have alien life by TED

Articles of the Week:

Should I Self-publish, the 2016 Edition by Patty Jansen

I’ve made two posts with the title Should I self-publish? before, a few years ago. The focus of the first post was shooting yourself in the foot with the publishing industry which, once upon a time declared you persona-non-grata if you self-published a single thing. Remember that time? Ridiculous!

How to make your own bow and arrow by Popular Mechanics

After a compound bow failed him on a turkey hunt more than a decade ago, 29-year-old Michael Spink of Spink Wooden Bows in Pocahontas, Arkansas, started making his own wooden bows by hand. He walked us through the process of crafting a 68-inch Native American longbow.

The W5 of Literary Translation: A Short Introduction for Authors

Here is a short introduction to literary translation for those of you who may want to consider it as an option for your work.

Published by Carin Marais

Bibliophile, writer of speculative fiction, non-fiction, and maybe-fiction, language practitioner, doer of stuff.

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