Last year, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announced that they had developed a way to 3D print living skin, complete with blood vessels. How might this affect modern medicine … or your next science fiction or horror story?
This past weekend, I attended Gallifrey One, a Los Angeles Doctor Who convention, with my husband. One of the sessions we attended was led by Christopher Jones, a Minnesota-based illustrator, and comic book artist. He did his session in a really interesting way that I think you could probably adapt […]
A short story based on this prompt: The whacky antique dealer took pictures near a broken refrigerator about an hour ago to discover the secret.
Another year and another Lent has passed. I enjoyed my Lenten reading last year, so I thought I’d do it again. And again, it was a mixed bag. Here are my thoughts… The Archaeology of Faith: A Personal Exploration of How We Come to Believe by Fr. Louis J. Cameli […]
This past Lent, I decided to read books on the Christian faith. During that time, I was able to read three books: Joy to the World: How Christ’s Coming Changed Everything (and Still Does) by Scott Hahn The Name of God Is Mercy by Pope Francis and translated by Oonagh […]
This is one of my earliest successful speeches. I competed in several High School competitions, often earning a fifth-place certificate. My father helped me with the cadence and rhythm, but the writing and research are all mine. Later, after the Loma Prieta quake (which I got to experience first hand), […]
This morning, I went to the restroom to brush my teeth. I work on a university campus, so it was not strange to see a backpack in one of the stalls. What was strange was the complete lack of any noise. No shuffling. No breathing or sighing. Silence. So, as […]
They say the pen is mightier than the sword … and I do agree that it packs a powerful punch. “With great power comes great responsibility,” and this is so true of writers. Our words are powerful — especially when they appear in headlines. They inspire, inform and change opinions. […]