Walking “the line between literary lyricism and good old-fashioned science fiction storytelling,” The SummerPrince follows two young girls who seek out their own answers to questions about love, art, technology, tradition and sex while living in a futuristic Brazilian city run by women.
When a photographer’s assistant learns her long lost lover who she believes is dead is actually alive and married, her life is changed forever. Jessica Lott’s debut novel,The Rest of Us, "demonstrates a wicked gift for mimicking the meaningless pronouncements of hoity-toity culture criticism."
And in non-fiction…
Bestselling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet in Oil and Honey.
Charles Graeber spent six years investigating the case of Charlie Cullen — the nurse who was suspected of killing patients with lethal injections of a variety of medications. He pieces together the elements of the serial killer’s story in The Good Nurse.
What’s the best way to learn how to write well? Study the work of good writers, which is the approach Robert Pinsky takes in his poetry-writing guidebook, Singing School.
In Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand, the author of Seabiscut, tells the story of Louis Zamperini, a former Olympian track runner and World War II lieutenant who fought to preserve his dignity in the most extreme circumstances.
Does society tell parents different things about raising boys compared to girls? Are teenage boys simply misunderstood? In Masterminds and Wingmen, by Rosalind Wiseman,author of Queen Bees and Wannabes tackles the sociology behind teenage boys.
Kevin gives us a detailed look at the process behind one of his recent commissions, let’s us look inside his sketchbook and answers a few interview questions for us. Inspired by the creativity surrounding the skateboarding culture of the mid eighties and his early years fishing in a small rural town, his work strikes a balance between the natural and the surreal.
This is very important. People have said they liked my drawings especially because the lines feel smooth, and dynamic. I’m merely applying the gestures and curves this guy is talking about. Like the video shows, it’s the feel of the drawing that comes first, through gesture, then add the details.
After “The Vandenberg, Life Below the Surface” and “Stavronikita Project“, here is the new project of the Austrian photographer Andreas Franke, the third part of his series “The Sinking World“. This new series of photographs entitled “Mohawk Project“, uses, as the previous two, remnants of a submarine warship, here the USS Mohawk CGC, to give birth to surreal and aquatic life scenes, mixing with talent underwater photography and digital retouching. The highlight of the show: Andreas Franke then displays his amazing compositions under water, using the shipwreck as an amazing art gallery, only accessible to divers. A fascinating project!
A brand-new steampunk-themed generator! It’s not as big as some of the previous ones since steampunk is such a specific genre, but hopefully it’ll help spark some ideas. If you do make a character with this, tag ‘characterdesigninspiration’ so I can see them!
To Play: click and drag each gif or take a screenshot of the whole thing.