More Resources for Using Tarot for Writing

Very early this year I published a large post on using tarot for writing inspiration. Since then, the post has made some headway around the tarot community in general. Here are some additional resources as an update to the original post, found here.

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Character (and Plot) Arc Resources

I’m looking for some kind of charting software which would help me to make character arcs which actually look like arcs. At this point, there seems no such thing, but in the process I found some interesting resources worth bookmarking which are shared below.

These are for writers in developing characters (and the plot points and structure necessary for that development).

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Writing Against the Odds – Facing Reality and Writing Past It

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So, we all agree. We write, because we love to write. But is love enough to feed us alone?

Possibly, for all the writers who write despite everything, who write for themselves alone,who journal or write that one book they had in them, and don’t worry about anything to do with eating, or success, or accolades.

And for the rest of us – despite the dismal odds, we continue.

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Love forensics. Interesting post.

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Forensic Analysis: Mugs, hair and other samples

From Bones to CSI, these TV series have fed our curiosity and interest in forensic science. We are absorbed and intrigued by how criminal investigations get solved, the science, rationale and the workings of great minds to solve these puzzling murders.

These TV series regularly show forensic experts searching crime scenes, inch by inch, deeply absorbed into their task of trying to pick up that tiny piece of forensic evidence that could be key to solving the crime in question. Here is some interesting information you might enjoy reading about various samples and how they are collected.

Amplification of DNA #2

The omnipresent hair

The single hair always elicits a sigh of relief. We seem to believe that hairs provide incontrovertible evidence in court, the DNA profile extraction is always successful with such a sample. But hairs are actually a very particular sample because they do not…

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