Jack watched shadows. They danced and swam when he wasn’t looking at them, moving about their business. Jack tuned his smile up a notch and walked into the throne room.
He was there. Jack felt his heart speed up, his mouth go dry. “Good morning, your majesty!” Jack said, as brightly as possible. Continue reading →
Last week I talked about NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman.
Predictably, this got me thinking about world building. Continue reading →
I read this book yesterday that had an interesting idea. (It was interesting all over, but I wanna talk about this one thing.) NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, by Steve Silberman. Concept: Neurodiversity. Idea is basically everybody has different brains and that is good because we are good at different things. The author wants us to think about this in terms of Autistic people (everyone else too, but he was writing about Autistic people. And also history.). Continue reading →
I am pretty excited! My friend Loral found me this website! It has translated fiction from the soviet era that isn’t widely available in English, AND footnotes AND little historical introductions to each piece! Continue reading →