Most people walking around today have no grip on basic history. The past is all merged together in some strange, unintelligible blob. They have no idea why things are the way they are, what major events and ideas ruled the past, and no understanding of the significance of civilization. This leaves them weaker in a number of ways, and overall, means they aren’t going to get as much out of life. What, by not knowing a bit of history? … [Read more...] about Five Reasons You Need To Learn Basic World History
Within our society, there is a common story that reoccurs again and again. I call this the down and out story. Basically, it goes a little something like the story below. Just so you aren’t reading a pure piece of fiction, I’ll put in annotations to explain the steps of the down and out story. Here it is: I had just lost my job and had been living in this crappy apartment, I was nearly out of money, rent was due, and I knew I was ruined. … [Read more...] about The Down And Out Story Analysis
One thing I have been finding out more and more, is that when you write a piece of fiction, it can take turns you did not expect. I like to plan out novels I write, and with these short stories I am doing, I at least have a fair idea of where it is going. Here's what you need to know: … [Read more...] about You Never Know Where a Story is Going to Go
You can also read 30 Foes at Medium. While I love my website, Medium has a more professional feel and is an easier time when it comes to reading. I've also been posting 30 Foes stories on Wattpad. 30 Foes has been a great deal of fun to do so far, and I hope you enjoy the stories as well. 30 Foes Talepress Links: … [Read more...] about 30 Foes, A Story a Day for the Month of May.
The Wolf and the Lamb is one of Aesop's most telling fables. In it, a wolf finds a lamb who has strayed from the flock. He's hungry, but feels he needs to justify his right to eat the lamb. First, he says that the lamb insulted him last year. The lamb explains that he wasn't even alive last year. Next, the wolf claims that the lamb has eaten from his pasture. The lamb replies that he has not yet tasted grass. Then, the wolf accuses the … [Read more...] about The Wolf and the Lamb, A Closer Look