Did you know... ... that today is the anniversary of Stephen King's The Plant? Stephen King became the first big-name writer to self-publish a novel via serialized format on the Internet. He published the first installment of his novel The Plant on July 24, 2000, via his website. He posted the second installment four weeks … Continue reading Did you know…
Famous Lines Written By Women Authors With Male Pen Names It’s commonly believed that female authors throughout history often chose to write under a male pen name, or at least a gender-ambiguous pseudonym, because the publishing industry was a male-dominated world that simply rejected the work of women. And while an underlying gender bias was … Continue reading Famous Lines Written By Women Authors With Male Pen Names
https://www.inspiringquotes.com/quotes-about-marriage/YMAttH-NggAHrUH2?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=60e6e998463dae10705c6466 Marriage is an enduring and evolving tradition, and one that each married couple redefines for themselves. While matrimony takes different forms around the globe, it remains one of the most significant personal milestones and universally honored cultural practices in the world. And, slowly but surely, marriage is becoming more inclusive: There are currently 29 countries where … Continue reading To Have and To Hold: 24 Quotes About Marriage
11 Turns Of Phrase Commonly Misused It’s not always easy to hear things correctly the first time. Sometimes common phrases get bungled in transit, and we’re stuck saying them wrong for years. Here are some of the most common phrases that people say wrong — see how many you've been using incorrectly. Nip it in … Continue reading 11 Turns Of Phrase Commonly Misused
Here's your weekly rundown of the global security landscape, highlighting key incidents that have taken place from each region in the last seven days; MIDDLE EAST & ASIAKhuzestan Province, IranProtesters gathered in multiple locations in Iran's Khuzestan Province earlier this week over chronic water shortages in the area. Authorities responded to the protest with force … Continue reading Newsletters I subscribe to: Intelligence Fusion
WORD OF THE DAY Ensconce en-SKANSPart of speech: verbOrigin: Unknown place of origin, late 16th century 1Establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe, or secret place. Examples of Ensconce in a sentence "The top government officials were safely ensconced in a windowless office." "Barbara ensconced herself in the world of academia."
Did you know... ... that today is First Female Space Flight Commander Day? On July 23, 1999, space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world's most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight. Collins, a retired NASA astronaut and United States Air Force colonel, was awarded several … Continue reading Did you know…