I found this on DeviantArt from the amazingly talented Ginger Opal: lovely Sumerian costume line art. Since grown-up coloring books are all the rage, why don’t you print this out and break out the colored pencils?
Sumerian girls (as you might find walking the streets in Broken Tablet)
Check out lots more coloring pages from this artist.…
Here’s a quick lesson on how to count like a Sumerian. (Note: there are many different historical counting systems. This is one, and simplified at that.)
Sumerians counted in base 60
This practice has survived down to today in the number of seconds in a minute, and minutes in an hour.…
My novel Broken Tablet is participating in the Kindle Scout program. This means:
- During a 30-day campaign (April 1-30) it is available for readers like you to nominate
- Amazon editors will choose which books go on to be published, with a contract & advance & royalties, etc.
I am incredibly excited to share these focus tips from Joanna Jast, author of Laser-Sharp Focus, a book that has made a huge difference in my life. Here’s Joanna:
How to improve your focus easily, quickly and without spending a dime
Many people think that to improve your focus you need a mountain of motivation and a truckload of willpower.…
Here is a conversation with Daniel Bensen on writing, research, and life.
When I was in middle school, I stumbled across a website on the then-nascent internet called Hell Creek Faunal Facies. It was no less than a complete list of every living thing — dinosaur, mammal, plant, and bug — whose remains were discovered at the Hell Creek fossil site in Montana.…