Weekly Finds – Miniature pyramids, Viking hoards, underground cities, character pet peeves, and stone gods

Articles of the week: Miniature Pyramids of Sudan by Eric A. Powell Archaeologists excavating on the banks of the Nile have uncovered a necropolis where hundreds of small pyramids once stood Hoards of the Vikings by Daniel Weiss Evidence of trade, diplomacy, and vast wealth on an unassuming island in the Baltic Sea 7 Psychology … More Weekly Finds – Miniature pyramids, Viking hoards, underground cities, character pet peeves, and stone gods

Weekly Finds – Euphemisms, mermaids, writing a series, Old Hag Syndrome, and more

Articles of the Week: The hidden dangers of euphemisms by Mark Peters This sneaky language is the enemy of clarity, from George Orwell to your office. The last mermaids of Japan by Mike MacEacheran The Ama are Japan’s last population of female shell divers. But with their way of life and culture increasingly under threat, … More Weekly Finds – Euphemisms, mermaids, writing a series, Old Hag Syndrome, and more

Weekly Finds – Shaping Human History, Photographing Dreams, Creative Burnouts, and Hidden Buddhas

Articles of the week The tree that shaped human history – by Mike Shanahan Fig trees have not only witnessed history but have shaped it and they could even enrich our future The man who tried to photograph thoughts and dreams – by Josh Gabbatiss A French Commandant’s belief that he could photograph the inner … More Weekly Finds – Shaping Human History, Photographing Dreams, Creative Burnouts, and Hidden Buddhas

Weekly Finds – Stories No One’s Ever Thought Of, a Singing River, a 2,000-year-old Unsolved Mystery, and Music

Podcast of the Week Stop Trying to Think of a Story That No One’s Ever Thought Of Before – The Smarter Artist Video of the Week – BrunuhVille – Wolfborn Articles of the Week 7 Questions You Have About Scenes vs. Chapters – K.M. Weiland A chapter is a chapter and a scene is a scene. Or … More Weekly Finds – Stories No One’s Ever Thought Of, a Singing River, a 2,000-year-old Unsolved Mystery, and Music

Weekly Finds – Mesa Verde, the Oldest Writing and Trees’ Language

A mini Weekly Finds this week… Video of the Week Articles of the week: Mesa Verde’s surprising story The culture that once thrived at Mesa Verde National Park was rich, complex and far-reaching – and it didn’t mysteriously disappear. The World’s Oldest Writing Used by scribes for more than three millennia, cuneiform writing opens a … More Weekly Finds – Mesa Verde, the Oldest Writing and Trees’ Language

Folklore, Volcanic Eruptions, Prehistoric Animals, Discworld Art, and Creativity and Mental Illness

Hope you enjoy these Weekly Finds like I did! And guess what? It’s weekend! Podcasts of the Week: Both highly recommended… The Folklore Podcast What makes The Folklore Podcast so special is that many of the episodes feature eminent folklorists from around the world: researchers, authors and professors in their fields.  Creativity and Mental Illness … More Folklore, Volcanic Eruptions, Prehistoric Animals, Discworld Art, and Creativity and Mental Illness