Kelli Jae Baeli

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Is This How it Starts?

Supine, in the bed for that nap I’m supposed to honor every day now, I was struck by an epiphany… What if my life has been lived? What if I’m now …

Sleep

Verbal Chinese Water Torture

“Great Literature” is a generally agreed-upon concept–but according to *whom*, really? By its very nature, it is also a subjective concept. A great …

Andy Warhol

Fiction as World View

I have had some criticism from a few readers who were disappointed when I introduced new characters and locations and plots in my series fiction, and …

Creative Writing

No Such Thing?

It has been said that being a writer is like playing god. You have the power to make anything happen. Writing about witches and magic and newly …

Remote Controls

Tropes, Motifs and Being Meta

Tropes, in one definition, are “devices and conventions that a writer can reasonably rely on as being present in the audience members’ minds and …

Writing

Weird reflection video

Okay this might not interest anyone but us, but we were trying to take a nap and noticed ‪#‎weirdness‬ on the ceiling…a strange, undulating …

Filmmaking

Drive-by Marketing? Really?

A commenter on one of the sites I market to, objected to my promotions, (and I responded as forthrightly as I could)>. COMMENTER: I am seeing …

Writing

Pooly Fall is now #1 bestseller!

Woo hoo! Pooly Fall is now a #1 bestseller in its category on Amazon! Thanks to all my readers for making it so. Save Save Save … Continue reading …

Vie

New Harbor Witches: Keepers hits top TEN on Amazon

New Harbor Witches: Keepers is now officially a top ten ‪#‎bestseller‬ {happy dance} I have always been so proud of this book, and the second in the …

Top 10

Rotating magnetic field

A <b>rotating magnetic field</b> is a magnetic field that has moving polarities in which its opposite poles rotate about a central point or axis. Ideally the …

Lightning claw: fossilised bones found to be Australia's largest carnivorous dinosaur

Discovery by opal miners in 2005 finally identified by palaeontologists as seven-metre long predator equipped with giant talons that roamed 110m years ago<p>Australia’s largest carnivorous dinosaur, dubbed “lightning claw” due to its terrifyingly large talons, has been identified from fossilised bones …

Paleontology

Why your bathroom scales are lying to you and how to find your true weight

I weighed myself every hour for the entire bank holiday weekend. Here’s what I found out.<p>For a long time now I’ve been weighing myself daily, but I realised early on that the numbers you see when you step on the scales are almost always nonsense. Weight measurements are like opinion polls – …

Fitness

After This, I Will Never Cook Pasta The Same Ever Again

We all thought we knew how to properly prepare a tasty pasta meal. But once we saw this man's genius method, we realized how wrong we were.<p>We figured …

Food

When you see why he pours water over this bacon, you'll want to try it too

In your quest to cook the perfectly crisp strip of bacon, here’s a method you’ve probably never heard of: Boil it in water! Forget about ovens, …

Microwaves

After this, you will never make grilled cheese sandwiches the same way ever again

The secret to the perfect grilled cheese sandwich isn’t fancy artisan cheeses or ancient grain breads. The secret turns out to be stunningly simple: …

Cooking

When He Puts Aluminum Foil In A Frying Pan, It Gets Interesting

Chances are you have pancake batter lying around somewhere in your kitchen. The home chef in the video below wants to show you a few ways you can get …

Breakfast

This Half-Male, Half-Female Bird Has Very Peculiar Plumage

You don't have to be an ornithologist to know that red northern cardinals are male and brownish-gray ones are female.<p>But what about a Cardinalis cardinalis that sports red feathers on one side of its body and brownish-gray feathers on the other? Why, that cardinal is half-male and half-female, of …

Estreehouses by Shaun Hill Films

A review of Don’t Go There, by Kate Genet

Author Kelli Jae Baeli has written (on goodreads) such a fine review of <i>Don’t Go There</i> that I’m going to forgo my usual detailed (too wordy?) analysis …

Find Meaningful Work You Love - Free Tools and Resources

I believe it’s possible to do joyful, meaningful work that makes the world a better place, no matter who you are.<p>Break free from the grind. Forge …

Happiness

Worry, Anxiety, and Worry About Anxiety

The human mind has a nearly unlimited capacity to generate worries. Worry fuels anxiety, which can then cause even more worry in an endless cycle. <b>A</b> …

Everything You Need to Know About Monsters (and Fear)

When I was in high school, I wrote a story about monsters that shared the simple secret to dealing with fear. It’s called <i>Little Mae Clark Is Afraid</i> …

Horror

How to Make Impossible Decisions

Some decisions seem impossible to make.<p>No matter how much we think about them or talk about them or obsess over them, we don’t get any closer to a …

Little Mae Clark Is Afraid of the Dark

Little Mae Clark is afraid of the dark.<p>She sits with her back as straight as a cliff, her open mouth a moist cave at its apex. Her eyes are open; she …

Horror

Emotions: Messengers That Will Not Be Ignored

I used to think that I never got angry. People who knew me got so used to my easy-going demeanor that they would ask: “Do you ever get mad?” “Oh, …