We're always told not to judge books by their covers, but how else do we decide how to buy them? (I mean, besides the obvious of asking someone who has read it).
There are many great children's stories waiting for a bigger audience. But which ones should be sent to the big screen?
In school, students are told to use complex vocabulary, but in reality, many writers try to use simple words, like Ernest Hemingway. What other things are kids told about writing that contradict real life?
Writing for children and writing for adults is different. But what are the differences?
Storytelling is about transporting a person to another world. That's why showing, not telling, makes better stories.
While there are certainly many good shows being nominated for Best Picture, there are also many great film shorts nominated for Oscars this year. Here are my takes on 10 of them.
These days, music is a private thing, a thing you do with headphones on by yourself. But is it always that way?
Many people have heard the (re)phrase, "don't just do something, stand there!" But isn't "standing there" doing something?
Is it possible to build machines that can detect and interpret smells? And if so, what would the applications be?
We all have days where we just forget words, right when we need them. Isn't that annoying?