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RIP Journalism

R.I.P. Journalism

Found this screenshot on Tumbr (P.S. follow Bendistraw here) but it got me thinking about the dates mentioned. What happened in 1456 you ask? Our friend Mr Gutenberg invented the movable type printing press. Johannes Gutenberg was a goldsmith and is also credited as the first to use oil-based ink. Many have hailed his work to be the most important of the second millennium. in fact, an opera was written about his Read more...

Write a book in 3 easy steps

Did you know that it is National Novel Writing Month? 30 days and nights to write 50,000 words. Lots of resources are available on the home page for the event but I had my own ideas. I certainly don’t have time or inspiration for a book so I’m letting chaos reign. Here’s the plan: 1) Go to wolframalpha and enter “random word” 2) Do a google image search for that Read more...