A History of Education: Ancient Egypt

[Editor’s Note: This is the 5th in a series of blogs that examine how education developed throughout history until the present. Links to previous blogs are included at the bottom of the post.] As we’ve seen, writing developed independently in Egypt at about the same time as in Mesopotamia, about 3300 BCE. It was composed of … Continue reading “A History of Education: Ancient Egypt”


Authors, Developing Words – Philip K. Dick

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a continuing series on how writers craft words to express their ideas and to connect with readers.] “Philip K. Dick has been given many labels over the years and as his work has become more known since his death. He used the science fiction genre as an outlet … Continue reading “Authors, Developing Words – Philip K. Dick”


Authors, Developing Words – Elmore Leonard

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a continuing series on how writers craft words to express their ideas and to connect with readers.] In a 2011 interview with Justified producer Graham Yost, Elmore Leonard said, “The way I write is always from the character’s point of view. I make up my characters as I … Continue reading “Authors, Developing Words – Elmore Leonard”