Lizzi Ayers

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Seeing Double

The incoming freshman are causing their fellow students to do double takes. The birth rate of twins in the US is growing, and in the class of 2020, …

IVF

Why I Write: Lizzi Ayers

The ultimate question: Why do you love what you love? Why do you do what you do? I write because it is an escape from reality. Even when everything …

Books

Art Club Seeks New Members

Close<p>Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Maria Buri show glass pieces they made at Art Club<p>Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Maria Buri show glass pieces they …

LH Book Reviews: Eleanor and Park

Theo Prineas and Lizzi Ayers discuss Rainbow Rowell’s debut novel, <i>Eleanor and Park</i> in another podcast from the LH Book Reviews.<br>Eleanor is a girl …

Poverty

A New Age of Disney

Gone are the days of princesses in towers who need saving. Far from the old standards is Disney’s newest heroine Moana. From her race to her story to …

Animation

Faces

10 Breathtaking Pictures of Icy Worlds

Both intimate and monumental, the photography of Paul Nicklen captures the wonder of the polar regions.<p>Most people, if asked to describe their life’s most memorable moment, might share something profound but ultimately recognizable: getting ready for their wedding; a sunrise at the Grand Canyon; a …

Here's What It's Like to Live in the Woods, Off the Grid

Meet a group of people in the mountains of North Carolina surviving on what can be gleaned from their surroundings.<p>In 2007, a man and a woman walked into the woods of North Carolina to a small camp. The camp turned into their home, and the home into a community.<p>So goes the story of the early days …

Unborn Cities - Kai Caemmerer

No.02, 2015. Pigment Print. 44 x 55 inches.<p>No.92, 2015. Pigment Print. 44 x 55 inches.<p>No.07 (Tianjin explosion), 2015. Pigment Print. 44 x 55 …

Journalism

8 Tips from Journalists on How to Support Great Journalism

In 2017, mainstream journalism in the U.S. has become the subject of heightened concern. Americans are either appalled at the Trump administration’s …

Follow the Oil Trail and You’ll Find the Girls

<i>Riayn Fergins | Longreads | March 2017 | 14 minutes (2,400 words)</i><p>Duluth, Minnesota was dank and barren. Ice and mounted snow covered Lake Superior, …

Indigenous Peoples

Fake news has evolved into grossly manipulative real news

The key to a successful fake news story—and, as always, we’re talking about actual fake news stories, not CNN reports that Donald Trump doesn’t …

Journalism

15 Plant-Based Dishes Featuring Underappreciated Root Veggies - One Green Planet

Do you love root veggies? For most of us, not a day goes by that we aren’t eating some kind of delicious root vegetable. You may or may not know …

Best science fiction and fantasy of 2016

<b>All the Birds in the Sky</b> <br>By Charlie Jane Anders (Tor)<br>Anders presents a boy-meets-girl story, but the girl (Patricia) is a witch, and the boy (Laurence) is a computer genius. They have to escape not only sadistic school bullies, but also a determined assassin. The pair must get help from old allies …

Books

All the science fiction and fantasy novels you need to make it through winter | Ars Technica

Ten books that will help you escape the cold, the dark, and the apocalypse.<p>Up here in the Northern Hemisphere, it's the time of year when curling up …

Books

The Power and Politics of Fiction Writing

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>Literary star Colson Whitehead won the 2016 national book award last night. He accepted the accolade during somber ceremony that was sprinkled with dark humor as many of the authors bemoaned the results of the presidential election. …

Writing

November 17: Flash Fiction Challenge

Standing at the fire-pit made of stacked Navajo Sandstone, it’s easy to imagine who has sat here beneath the bright stars. I can hear the fire …

Monkeys

Stupid Writing Rules: 12 Dumb Things New Writers Tell Each Other

Shares 10<p><i>Stupid writing rules–Beware the Dunning-Kruger Effect.</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>Fake news isn’t our only problem in the era of social media. Fake …

Don't Worry. Don't Wait. Write.

You’re busy. I’m busy. We’re all overwhelmed, stressed, and frustrated — and in this hurricane of life, our writing is often put last. The danger of …