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As we all know, the Abrahamic God sent a Flood to wipe clean the face of the Earth, resetting God's relationship with the inhabitants of Creation. The only creatures that survived were sea-dwellers such as fish, aquatic mammals, and Noah's Ark. Dragons, unicorns, and dinosaurs dies alongside the humans, and this it must be concluded that those "mythological" species were sentient and capable of sin. In this essay, I shall
An attempted typology of movie #soundtrack design:
- Punctuation and bridging for start/end of scenes
- Emotional cueing: as background noise
- Thematic cueing: e.g., this scene is about the elves, not about the men, since the elvish motif is used
- Commentary upon the scene
- Ironic immersion-busting
🤔 Star Wars is the Tolkien of modern science fiction.
"Tolkien appears in the fantasy universe in the same way that Mount Fuji appeared in old Japanese prints. Sometimes small, in the distance, and sometimes big and close-to, and sometimes not there at all, and that’s because the artist is standing on Mount Fuji." — Terry Pratchett
gosh dang it, I need to go read all the Openo/Restrictes dialogues if I'm going to write this next skit in character.
Here, have some content that deals with US Politics: https://veracities.online/2016/06/20/overview-immigration-i-economic-convergence/
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✅Class Will to Contend by Battle
@KittyUnpretty you may have heard this by now, but with regards to your https woes on the WordPress site, in Dashboard > Settings > General, check that the home and site URLs both have https protocols.
Charlie Stross, again with the tropes, this time as a taxonomy of cliches. http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2016/03/towards-a-taxonomy-of-cliches-.html
If you liked things in the "Falsehoods about names" genre, collected at https://github.com/kdeldycke/awesome-falsehood, then the antipope link above is for you. #worldbuilding
here is a story about lois & clark http://unpretty.tumblr.com/post/183925740283/lois-lane-and-clark-kent-were-in-the-middle-of-an
This is an interesting take on #writing: Most writers do one thing well, and you can bend that thing to help cover for the things you don't do well. https://www.tor.com/2019/03/25/one-free-trick-how-to-use-the-writing-skills-you-have-to-learn-the-ones-you-dont/
- plot structure
- prose rhythm
Map editing question: Is there a tool that will let me draw lines across multiple separate images, as seen in this screenshot? The images are separate tiles of a #leaflet.js #map, and I'd like continuity of linework between them without having to count pixels. Preferably without having to manually place images. #DND #worldbuilding
Azhdarchy: rule by giant serpents living in the air. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azhdarchidae
Alternately, like the Von Trapp kids, they do it in formalwear during a high society birthday party for Bruce Wayne, and replace "Gaston" with "Bruce Wayne"
@KittyUnpretty an idea that you are free to run with: the Batkids put on a rendition of "No one fights like Gaston" but replace Gaston with Batman
No one fights like Batman
Douses lights like Batman
Runs around in the dark wearing tights like Batman
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