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How to Clone a Neandertal

After hearing the claims of Harvard geneticist George Church that it could be possible to clone a Neandertal I began writing a novel (and short stories set in the world of this novel) exploring the lives of cloned Neandertals. 919 more words

Writing

Seriously Write: Researching Historicals By Tamera Lynn Kraft

by Sandra Ardoin

Do you write historicals? Today on the Seriously Write blog, author Tamera Lynn Kraft gives tips into immersing yourself in the era in which your story is set. 15 more words

The Writing Life

In Defence of Neandertals

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The wax figure is from an installation at the Espace de l’Homme de Spy in Belgium.

In Defence of Neandertals

Anatomically Modern humans (that’s all of the humans living today) think they’re pretty hot shit. 1,979 more words

Writing

Productive Procrastination with Pinterest

Pinterest is my favourite form of procrastination. Not only can it be inspiring, but it allows me to do some visual research, too! And any form of procrastination that makes me want to work isn’t… 127 more words

A Writer's Musings

How To Implement a Crime When Writing a Mystery Novel

When something is easy, most people say that it’s just like “taking candy from a baby.” Of course taking candy from a young child is easy because they can’t really fight back. 754 more words

Writing

The Beautiful Books 18: June


Welcome to another installment of The Beautiful Books, hosted by Cait @ Paper Fury and Sky @ Further Up and Further In and this edition is about Childhood. 2,677 more words

Writing

Seriously Write: Research Interviews by Elaine Marie Cooper

by Sandra Ardoin

Unlike author Elaine Marie Cooper, I don’t have a journalism background, so the idea of interviewing experts can be daunting. If you feel the same, Elaine visits the… 34 more words

Inspirational Books