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J.K. Rowling – This is just my World

J.K. Rowling – This is just my World

Joanne Rowling was born on the 31st of July 1965 in Yate, Gloucestershire. The daughter of science technician Anne and Rolls-Royce aircraft engineer Peter James Rowling. Her parents first met on a train departing from King’s Cross Station bound for Arbroath in 1964. This is the incredible rags to riches story of one of the …

VI. THE STORIES WE TELL OURSELVES | Pulling the Thread

VI. THE STORIES WE TELL OURSELVES | Pulling the Thread

– [Cara] Stories. They’re more than entertainment. They’re essential tools for understanding our world. – [Rob] Stories teach us moral lessons. How we should live our lives, what we should aspire to. – I must right these wrongs. – [Cara] Almost every story ever told follows the same basic formula. Hero fights villain, struggle, triumph, …

Copyright: Forever Less One Day

Copyright: Forever Less One Day

The origin of copyright law takes us back to the 1710 and Queen Anne, the Monarch who had just overseen the Unification of England and Scotland into then, brand-new Great Britain. Also on her busy schedule was the Statute of Anne: the very first copyright law. It gave authors control over who could make copies …

My Immortal (1/3) | Sundance Rejects

My Immortal (1/3) | Sundance Rejects

In 2006 the world’s greatest piece of fanfiction was written. Consider this the feature length adaptation (part 1 of 2, part 2 coming soon) featuring SorrowTV. So turn off the lights, get comfy. It’s story time. My Immortal. What…? (Historian losing it) DEAR. GOD. TO BE CONTINUED… QUESTION MAR- like, bloody question mark. *chuckling* Next …