May #InkRipples: Mining Fairy Tales for Story Ideas

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on May 1, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Fairy tales, Ink Ripples, Writing |

When Monday falls on the first day of the month, #InkRipples always sneaks up on me. I made sure to get my post up on time because I was particularly excited about this month’s topic of fairy tales. One of my most popular archived posts is “Fairy Tale One-Liners” and I’ve taught a writing workshop […]

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Dark Matter, Alternate Universes, and a Story Idea

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on January 22, 2014 in Large Hadron Collider, Nature, Physics, Technology, Writing |

I haven’t had a science update lately, mostly because my favorite science project the Large Hadron Collider is on hiatus. It’s being upgraded to increase its power so it can smash teeny, tiny particles even faster and harder. Scientists are hoping to unlock the secrets of dark matter. Dark matter is thought to make up […]

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