I have a post about a new proofreading software 95% done. But I just don’t think I have the last 5% in me tonight. It has been a long week and a longer day. So instead, I’ll leave you with a super cool research resource I recently discovered.
We writers are always having to do research on the strangest things. Wikipedia articles don’t always cut it, and reading non-fiction books severely cuts into our fiction-reading time. If we’re lucky, we might happen to come across just the right special on the History or Discovery channel, but we wonder how much of that is just sensationalism, and how many important details we are missing.
Introducing…free online lectures! From respected universities! On almost any subject you can think of! Some are audio, some are video, all are free. Among the lectures I’ll be listening to:
- The Roman World
- Science, Magic and Religion
- Literature and Psychoanalysis
- Science Fiction and Politics
The site is OpenCulture.com/FreeOnlineCourses
Now isn’t your mind just buzzing with curiosity?