Writing Exercises

One of the methods I like to use to boost creativity in writing is the writing exercise. There are many exercises including the writing prompt, which is a word or a phrase that spikes your juices. Creative juices. Another one is the photo prompt. Take a photo, like the one above with all the typewriters …

The Obsolete Wall

Not so long ago… “In our opinion the German people wish to have one united country. If the Soviet Union had lost the war, the Soviet people themselves would object to a line being drawn through Moscow and the entire country defeated in war. We wouldn’t like to have a line drawn down the Mississippi …

A Scientific Method

Politics has a strangle-hold on science. You can’t get a straight scientific idea out of some so-called scientists because they fear their peers. They fear being on the wrong side of a political rally, so they spin their scientific hypotheses like a politician spins an apology into a non-apology. When scientists are swayed by public …

Goofing on Politics

People who get too political bet boring. Their every sentence is a judgmental condemnation of something. Their brains have apparently undergone a transformation similar to leaving a Hostess Twinkie on a dashboard on a really hot day. The political ones coax each other to it, claiming that if you don’t get in on the political …