Ok. Y’all, Listen Up. Time to do a breakdown of what we know of the new variant – Omicron. First off, let’s look at this Pretty-But-Terrifying-Image of the genetic sequencing of all the known variants of COVID19. Why is it alarming? Look at that red line that shoots out on the right hand side. That’s… Continue reading Omicron and Pandemic Mitigations
I am going to embark on a new project while I try to heal from Covid19 complications and autoimmune issues. Since several friends wanted to read Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown but they struggled to find an accessible audio book version, I decided to try my hand at reading it out loud. This is… Continue reading Reading Emergent Strategy with friends-Updated!
The Planet of Elivera Elivera is a world-build project I have been working on since middle school. Over time, I learned more about the techniques of world-building, and so was able to refine and improve upon the lore to dig deeper into the intricacies of the Elivera Universe. In this post, I’ll talk about the… Continue reading Lore: The Planet of Elivera
You can read the first part of this series here. This is a continuation of that first post. I’ve made some concept drawings of my Dragios species, but as I’m not the best at drawing, this is mostly sketches with only the head done in any sort of detailed fashion. Here’s one of the design… Continue reading How I craft a language Part 2: Phonetics and Phonology
The Book of Barely Imagined Beings by Caspar Henderson I picked it up out of curiosity. It just sat on the new book shelf at the library; the front cover a mix of bizarre creatures, many in the form of letters. This book takes the idea of a medieval bestiary — all those lovely imagined… Continue reading Review: The Book of Barely Imagined Beings
I have been reading the Science of Aliens by Clifford Pickover, which has been incredibly fascinating. It included a lot of pictures to help supplement the discussion. Since I have my world-building series about creating worlds for your stories, this seemed to be a good supplement to that series. Now we need aliens to populate the… Continue reading The Science of Aliens Part One