I was doing research on speech patterns for children and I ran across some videos that had a good sampling of typical kids just chatting away at various things. These videos had very low hits–probably researchers, or parents who are wondering how their children compare. My sister had language delay. It didn't affect her long […]

Complexity and Mortality in Fiction and in Life

Every time I come across a problem when I'm writing, it seems like the solution makes the world bigger. Sometimes it makes the world more complex at the same time. I had that happen in my WIP yesterday when I asked the question: "How do they know the demon is dead?" I really, really hate […]