Solid advice. Word.
I was recently reading an interesting theory that the human eye is drawn toward savanna-type landscapes in the environment — or characteristics of a place that are somehow reminiscent of this type of scenery. The idea being of course that we humans have some kind of internal homing beacon that retains its connection to our assumed evolutionary roots. Hard to say if that’s actually true, as I have noticed that scenery of this sort reminds me of the desert area where I grew up. But I spent some time looking at pictures of savannas, trying to figure it all out.
Listen to the interview on World Radio Day (today):
The Rod Serling bit here is great. That is all.
I think an excellent and challenging exercise for narrative writing would be to select at random a handful of elements from The Periodic Table of Storytelling* by James Harris. It’s wonderful:
[make sure to click through for the full version]
*fair warning to teachers: unfortunately, some of this is probably not quite safe for the classroom.
bruno mars killed it at the super bowl halftime show
Some really nice Bruno Mars .gifs out there … hehe.
Why is Oklahoma so Republican? Why is Maine so white? And why is Pennsylvania so haunted?
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