Megan at Teen Ink magazine is teaching teenagers how to research real science before writing science fiction stories. I wonder how many real science fiction authors actually follow her methods? I follow pretty much the same procedure as I would if I were preparing to write a paper: find reputable sources websites or books , try to make sure that I understand the basics of the topic, and use that knowledge to explore the potential consequences of evolving technology. Most of my science fiction stories focus on biological and medical sciences, where scientific journals like Nature accessible online at nature. I imagine that similar resources exist for other topics, like robotics.
10 Things Parents Can Do to Prevent Suicide - kyler-kasarda.com
When do the normal ups and downs of adolescence become something to worry about? It's important to learn about the factors that can put a teen at risk for suicide. Spend some time reading these ten ways you can help prevent a tragedy from occurring. The more you know, the better you'll be prepared for understanding what can put your child at risk. Maybe your child is merely having a bad day, but maybe it's something more if this mood has been going on for a couple of weeks. Depressed people often retreat into themselves, when secretly they're crying out to be rescued.
Coloring Pages for Girls
When Tin House editor Masie Cochran proposed publishing an anthology that showcases two decades of true stories from our young female writers, I was ecstatic. Finally, readers can enjoy the evolution of female thought in one book. Pre-order your copy from Books Are Magic, here. Together, these stories offer an overdue portrait of what it is to be a girl in New York City, and in America as a whole. Many are first- and second-generation immigrants.
Back to Moodzone. Teenagers' behaviour can be baffling, stressful, hurtful and often worrying. But in most cases it doesn't mean that there is anything more serious going on than the natural process of becoming an adult. Many of the common behaviour issues that parents find hard are an essential part of puberty and growing up. Surges of hormones, combined with body changes, struggling to find an identity, pressures from friends and a developing sense of independence, mean the teenage years are a confusing time for your child.