Writing

A child raking a sandbox next to his nanny

A child raking a sandbox next to his nanny

Author's note: Following the Neil Gaiman Master Class series, he offers the following exercise. Take one of the simple settings below and write a page about it, trying to undermine the reader’s expectations. For example, you’re writing about a man at a party who is...

A couple in wedding outfits riding in a car

A couple in wedding outfits riding in a car

Author's note: Following the Neil Gaiman Master Class series, he offers the following exercise. Take one of the simple settings below and write a page about it, trying to undermine the reader’s expectations. For example, you’re writing about a man at a party who is...

Lockdown Negotiations

Lockdown Negotiations

Authors note: I started this with no clear idea of where I was going and found it nearly impossible to write. I've only just started trying to learn to write fiction and I was following the Niel Gaiman masterclass along with suggested reading. But the lockdown gave...

The Trail

The Trail

Author's note: Another short story, little dark, perhaps even a little lovecraftian. I've read Stephen King's "On writing". Excellent book, if somewhat harsh, guide on writing. As always do comment with any constructive criticism. I'm just starting out, so it would be...

Re-imagining a fairy tale

As part of Neil Gaiman's masterclass on writing he suggested that you take a well known fairy tale and then put a twist on it. So here we go. My meagre attempt, but I'm going to keep trying and writing. Stops me from arguing with the real Trolls online....

How to find your purpose (attempt 3)

How to find your purpose (attempt 3)

15 Questions This list was borrowed from Tina Su's blogpost https://thinksimplenow.com/happiness/life-on-purpose-15-questions-to-discover-your-personal-mission/ which focuses on a purpose rather than passion seeking. I am merely using her method, if you want more...

How to find your purpose (attempt 2)

How to find your purpose (attempt 2)

So if you read my older post on passion being overrated then you'll know I have embarked on a journey of self discovery to find my why, my raison d'être and not necessarily a particular activity that I enjoy but the reason behind my motivations. I followed that up...

Once these tools get in the hands of current creators like video editors things start to get wild 👏👏. Love the use of deforum animation for the transitions against what I am guessing is ebsynth or depth2image with init on the rest. https://twitter.com/VisualFrisson/status/1618668112550961152

VISUAL FRISSON @VisualFrisson

Wednesday Addams dance AI edit.

Fier d’accueillir dans la maison commune, salle des illustres au Capitole, les artistes Shanna Banana et Brandy Snap, drag queens censurées par JL Moudenc sous la pression de l’extrême droite. #Toulouse c’est la convivencia, une ville accueillante, tolérante, ouverte.

NEWS: @SpaceX President @Gwynne_Shotwell will receive the 2023 Rotary National Award for Space Achievement.

The National Space Trophy is presented annually to an American who has made major contributions to the US' space exploration programs. @elonmusk
https://www.tesmanian.com/blogs/tesmanian-blog/shotwell-4

Over the past few weeks you, the community, have made your voices heard. And we’ve listened. OGL 1.0a will remain untouched AND the entire SRD 5.1 is now available under a Creative Commons license.🧵 http://spr.ly/60113jcGR

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