Monday, March 5, 2012

Ink - A Handy-Dandy Guide

To make a world realistic, writers have to learn about all kinds of crazy ish.

Are there birds that can fly backwards?

Play-Dough: why?

Which bugs are first to arrive at a dead body?

I write stories about city-living and the people who inhabit that world. Some of those people are gang members. Since I no longer personally know gang members, I turn to other resources for information. Which leads me to:


Yes, there are meanings behind those tattoos and Gawker posted a story about the comprehensive document Canadian border officials keep on gang-related tats!

Eight-plus pages of goodness, from Crips to Russian gangs.

Click away, my friends, and read!

By the way, hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards, Play-Dough was originally created to clean wallpaper, and blow flies come first.

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