borinq:

For when boredom strikes!

i’ll add more as i find them & there’s more under the cut in categories!

Please tell me if any links don’t work:}

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yeahps:

Someone asked me how i made this graphic, and it’s a bit hard to explain because typography is very subjective and specific, but I tried. In this post I will include:

  • general resources/tutorials/fonts
  • how to set up a graphic/typography poster
  • how to make a banner/ribbon
  • different techniques to try with fonts

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mayorgere:

Decided to share the path I made for my town.~ I’m not the best path maker, but I think it looks nice!  ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ All of the other patterns I’m using in this image can be found here. I hope you guys like my path. <3

Please do not repost!

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What's up with "lay" and "lie"?

theyuniversity:

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Good question, palindromichannah.

Few topics in grammar and usage inspires as much dread and confusion as lay vs. lie. This post will allay your fears.

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Need even more examples? Here you go:

  • When I get home, I’m going to lie in the…

Things you should know about each of your characters

the-right-writing:

These are what I would consider to be the most basic, bare-bones questions of character creation.

  • What would completely break your character?
  • What was the best thing in your character’s life?
  • What was the worst thing in your character’s life?
  • What seemingly…

Body Language: What Eyes Can Tell You

fictionwritingtips:

We’ve talked a lot about body language and how it can be used in your writing, but not much has been said about analyzing the body language of the eyes. A lot can be inferred by utilizing eye body language in your writing, so hopefully this will help you learn more about…

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thats-not-victorian:

Hey, guys!  So, we’re all familiar with Cyberpunk and Steampunk, but there are so many more alternate histories/speculative science fiction genres out there!  I came across this handy-dandy infographic and figured I could share a bit of these punk genres for anyone interested.

  • Steampunk
    Roughly covers the Western world during the mid- to late-19th century (ie:  Victorian era, US wild west, etc.), and sometimes up to the Edwardian era.
  • Dieselpunk
    1920s up through WWII, ending at just about the Cold War.
  • Decopunk
    A cleaner, artistic, more “optimistic” version of Dieselpunk (same time period)
  • Clockpunk
    Covers the time of the Renaissance (think da Vinci)
  • Atompunk
    Cold War era, ie: the Space Race
  • Teslapunk
    Derivative of Steampunk, but focuses on electricity rather than steam.
  • Splatterpunk
    Explicit horror and gore
  • Biopunk
    Biotechnology, genetics (part science fiction, part real life)
  • Nanopunk
    Nanotechnology, sometimes overlaps with Biopunk
  • Cyberpunk
    The granddaddy of them all:  computer technology, the internet, hackers, etc. 

Others not included in the infographic

Okay, uh, TW for graphic descriptions of rape in the Splatterpunk explanation link (specifically as examples of ~look how edgy and without boundaries this subgenre is~), but I think all the other links should be safe.

Also, Arcanepunk is a theme with combinations of magic and science/technology, or with technology so complex it appears to be magic.