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Don't Worry, Women Writers, It Doesn't Matter If You're '500 Pounds & Really Hard to Look At'

"Will the Gentleman who occupied my room Tuesday pm please return jewelry taken? No questions asked.” 15 Classified Ads We Hope Had Happy Endings

Tuesday, September 10th is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day. You can talk to me anytime day or night about anything. If you are feeling alone, scared, depressed, unloved or unworthy of love, you can always talk to me. My door is always open. Or you can call the Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK. That's 1-800-273-8255. Talk to somebody. Get help. You matter. You are loved.

Tuesday, September 10th is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day. You can talk to me anytime day or night about anything. If you are feeling alone, scared, depressed, unloved or unworthy of love, you can always talk to me. My door is always open. Or you can call the Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK. That's 1-800-273-8255. Talk to somebody. Get help. You matter. You are loved.

The First Moments of Hitler's Final Solution When Hitler solidified his plan to exterminate Jews – and why it matters 75 years later

The First Moments of Hitler's Final Solution

7 Tips for Writing Realistic Dialogue: Does all of your dialogue sound the same, no matter who’s talking? Have you had feedback saying that your dialogue is awkward or unrealistic? Nearly any book about writing fiction will have a section on dialogue. Consider this a quick reference or summary. These are my top 7 tips for writing realistic dialogue:

7 Tips for Writing Realistic Dialogue

7 Tips for Writing Realistic Dialogue: Does all of your dialogue sound the same, no matter who’s talking? Have you had feedback saying that your dialogue is awkward or unrealistic? - Readers Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers Award

How To Describe An Object & Why It Matters In Your Novel

Writing: General Details: Descriptions: How To Describe An Object And Why It Matters In Your Novel

Rousing cheers from me for Cambridge classics don Mary Beard who gave a now famous talk called "Oh Do Shut Up Dear."  From this article: She began her talk with the Odyssey and what she referred to as the first recorded instance of a man telling a woman that her voice is not to be heard in public: Telemachus informing his mother Penelope that speech will be the business of men and sending her upstairs to her weaving.  [snip] Before social media she argues it was possible for young women like…

Mary Beard: "The Troll Slayer: A Cambridge Classicist Takes On Her Sexist Detractors," by Rebecca Mead

Brain break/bell work inspiration: "7 Ways People Humiliated Each Other 100 Years Ago"

7 Ways People Humiliated Each Other 100 Years Ago

Brain break/bell work inspiration: Ways People Humiliated Each Other 100 Years Ago"

February 1, 2004: Breast Exposed on Live TV! (Nipplegate!) - http://www.crackedhistory.com/february-1-2004-breast-exposed-live-tv-nipplegate/

Even Timberlake later admitted that he should have done more to support Jackson, and that sexism and racism likely played a part in the backlash being almost entirely directed at her.

Escape From Jonestown

Escape from Jonestown

Tommy Bogue was sent to a promising new church settlement in Guyana—run by a charismatic leader named Jim Jones.

allery In 1908, Lewis Hine became the official photographer of the National Child Labor Committee. Over the next ten years, Hine photographed child workers across the country, from New York to the Carolinas to Pittsburgh, documenting the appalling conditions in which these children worked. Unlike documentary photographers who seek simply to highlight events and conditions, Hine did so with a political goal in mind: to end the practice of child labor. At the time, business owners across the…

U.S. Child Labor Laws Exist Because Of Haunting Photographs Like These

Learn more about the documentary photographer who helped spur child labor reform.

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