A Field Trip to New York Public Library’s Performing Arts Library

Rainy, damp Lincoln CenterEmerging out of a nightmare heatwave this past weekend--it was so unbearably humid, guys, plus there were a lot of power outages around--Monday has brought more humidity and now rain, storms, and flooding.But today, my Archives class took a field trip--to the New York Public Library's Performing Arts Library at Lincoln Center! … Continue reading A Field Trip to New York Public Library’s Performing Arts Library

Alternate History

Sometimes, history sucks. Or it's not interesting. Or it's enormously interesting, but Writer Brain is like, "But what if it happened this way instead?"According to Wikipedia, alternate history is basically speculative fiction, because the writer is speculating on a "what if?" idea and changing real, documented history into something else. Also, sometimes, time slip and … Continue reading Alternate History