Spelling jealousy:

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Bad: jelousy

Good: jealousy

 

This is a hard one for me but we’ll try this. Jealousy involves the emotions of Envy and Agitation. Thus thinks of EA in jEAlousy.

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Battle scenes:

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This is a panel from one of the Life the Universe and Everything symposiums.  Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker.

  • One of the common pitfalls in battle scenes is that a lot of people don’t have experience
  • What is great in the movie is not necessarily great in the book
  • You can give an overall view of the battle but concentrate upon the individual conflicts of the characters that you like
  • There is a challenge of doing three things at once
  • Battle scenes don’t use consistent long sentences but short
  • Check out the blog horses in fiction, http://horse-journal.com/blog/horses-fiction-25354
  • One of the problems is the idea that horses will blindly run into a roll of Spears
  • Another inaccuracy is you can’t ride a horse hard for three days
  • When you’re doing a battle scene, do a one-on-one blocking.
  • Stories and battles always are always better if you personalize it. An example of this is Saving Pvt. Ryan
  • Another problem is a people will hit each other and don’t feel pain. That’s unrealistic TV
  • Put in sensory details.
  • If you start a book with the big battle the problem is that the reader has no reason to care because you don’t care for the characters.
  • Wright what is in the riders head. If you don’t write it than the reader doesn’t see that it exists.
  • It’s important to keep track of items in your scene. You need a sword later in the scene you need to be introduced in early. This includes you need to keep track of when a character is holding or where.
  • Don’t change the point of view in a scene do a new scene.
  • Don’t leave reader confused of location and times sequentially.
  • A character will describe a battle scene from their experience and will use their words.
  • I think it was on D day, the first boats landed on the beach were manned by inexperienced fighters because the general’s knew that experience soldiers would not get out of the boat.
  • What type of motivation behind the fight will influence the fight for example revenge or surprise fight. Other influences is if the person a soldier a ninja or inexperienced.
  • Take a look at the book: gru-nt by Mary roach
  • Another book is memoir which is a firsthand account of that
  • You need a good editor for things that are writer has forgotten. His soldiers need to have limitations
  • If you stop training your abilities and strength will drop as you lose reflexes and weaken muscle memory
  • One half of the soldiers that fought in World War II never shot the gun. In battle you rise or lower your reflexes
  • Book: writers guide to violence by Roy Miller
  • Writers should have personal experience or do research to learn about the limits and capabilities of guns, weapons, horses and medical experts
  • Do your research; does a railgun have a muzzle? No, it doesn’t.
  • How far does a certain gun shoot? What kind of damages is caused?
  • You need to know your weapons limits
  • If you usual technology know how it works
  • Need to keep track of bullets and supplies of arrows.
  • For infighting, you need to do blow-by-blow. Get emotions and motivations intermixed . Anthony Blake is smart and ruthless
  • Book: over focus on Gore
  • Movie over four curse on CGI.
  • People and audiences are interested in people.
  • You need to keep track of a character’s resources.
  • Book: face of the battle.

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Preparedness is peace:

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I attended an emergency preparedness workshop and these are notes from one of the presentations.  Any misinformation is the fault of the note taker.

 

  • The next line you need to teach with the attitude of not something to fear.
  • http://www.saratogajacks.com/ ; free preparedness tools
  • Charity never faileth.
  • Cooking:

You need a lot of water and a way to cook.

Sun ovens work because of the reflectors. You can’t use them on high wind a cloudy days. They can                      also be fragile. You must use them at high noon. Even a small cloud good at cooking time to some of                       them.

Anything black can keep food warm.

  • Fire:

It takes a good year to cure wood. If you burn it too early you get smoke and it doesn’t burn. It must be                  really dry. Sticks and twigs only take a couple months to dry.

If you have a wood stove have to be in a tent city.

Dakota fire pit, learn how to make it

A rocket stove is well-insulated cylinder and uses only a few sticks of fuel

Best thing to have things cook is a hive of an aura called oven

Ash is good to use to fertilize a garden (if used with caution)

  • http://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/wood-ash-can-be-useful-yard-if-used-caution
  • Ashley bakes bread every Saturday if you would like to help her choose in Saratoga Springs and call her husband’s number: Contact Melva for her phone number: 801 – 420 – 3800 or 3900
  • Dutch ovens: look for the charcoal that is not self-lighting.. Check out the local FA store. Oils in the quick light brackets will usually corrode briquettes after a year. Put briquettes in 5 gallon buckets. Get a charcoal chimney. You burn the charcoal until they turn gray.

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LDS media:

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These are notes from a Book of Mormon symposium I attend about a while ago. Any misinformation is the fault of the note taker.

  • TV: America unearthed was on the history Channel that talked about mysterious wonders.
  • Kel Goodman made a spoof of that TV show called America revealed.
  • TV show: Nephi the explorer has been canceled. The TV station has been turned into vice land. The title tells you of the content.
  • To North TV will be featuring hidden in the heartland.
  • Kinderhook plates: or about five plates that are about the size of two reaches that was once given to Joseph Smith to try translate. The men that found these plates were from kindred book Illinois.
  • Nephite explorer
  • Zion Vision

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A good use of social media: 

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https://www.ted.com/talks/megan_phelps_roper_i_grew_up_in_the_westboro_baptist_church_here_s_why_i_left

 

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Difference between furtive and fugitive: 

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Furtive: shifty, shy or secretive. How to remember when a mole wants to hide its location it furrows deeper into the ground.

Fugitive: a person who is fleeing. People who want to get away from prosecution. G and in the third character of fuGitive.

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Contracts:

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This is a panel from one of the Life the Universe and Everything symposiums.  Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker.

  • Ask what warranties are in the contract?
  • Make sure that when you sell your warranty you include the phrase ‘to the best of the office knowledge vows protect the author.’
  • Publishers should know the laws
  • Anthologies: define prorated share get specifics if the payment is by word or by the number of stories and term limits.
  • For a movie contract, hire a movie attorney. They charge $500 an hour
  • They cut out the crap of the contract and send’s it back to the agent. The agent then returned the back to the movie studio. In the contact is fine to permit to rewrites but more than two is unreasonable. Only California and New York have agents who have rules to follow
  • Don’t have a contract for ever. You always need to contact that has next clause.
  • An author gives six points for movie script entry points per TV script. When you have six points join the script field because they provide legal advice. Often the producer may be willing to pay the 3K entry fee. SFFA organization has samples of contracts that we can look at
  • Always be willing to walk away from a contract.
  • You need to know what questions to ask a lawyer
  • If you do work for a publisher, you my ask them if you can be on their insurance policy
  • The more clout you have more control you have to negotiate your contract
  • We need to use the right language on the nuisance clause. This is when some past will say that the author plagiarized in the publisher will just pay a go way she and then will charge that fee the author
  • Live up to your contract.
  • Small publishers, likely to have bad contracts. Sometimes they download them off the web. And don’t know that they are bad contracts
  • Rights need to be specific
  • For your short works give time limits of use and certain republishing rights.
  • You always keep the film rights never give them up

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Four tenets of good health: 

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I attended an emergency preparedness workshop and these are notes from one of the presentations.

 That does not mean exercise

  1. Nutrition is what builds the body we should not have more than 22 g of sugar a day and Americans have about 125.

DC 89 word of wisdom

  1. Overmedication. Doctors are prescribing medicines for everything.

A good source for import needs the body comes from naturalnuteraceuticds.com. Get the new multi-                     vitamin EORG I NE?

  1. You are responsible for your own health.

When giving presentations to businesses he compares it to Accounts Receivable: when you add

Healthy food, BMI, weight, produce, fruit, nutrition your business or your body prospers

Alma 7:23

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Aztec culture:

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These are notes from a Book of Mormon symposium I attend about a while ago. Any misinformation is the fault of the note taker.

  • Some say that the origin of the Aztec began around the 7th century.
  • Jacob 1:73
  • 4 Nephi 1:38
  • Mormon 1:8
  • com indicates that migration of the Aztec into Mexico was around 110 AD.
  • 3 Nephi 11-34 Christ appears to the America.
  • 1064 AD Aztec begins migration arrive in Central Mexico until 1193 AD.
  • 1519 AD Cortez arrives.
  • One historical source has an Aztec translation that man came from the land of the north from a place of Herrings (birds) a white land. I remember the presenting making reference to the Salt Flats in Utah. Some propose that antelope island in Salt Lake has herrings.
  • Aztecs liked gambling.
  • In Diego Duran’s Spanish Chronicles he also references a popular gambling game.
  • Mexico historian, Casio in 1950 said the name of gambling game is called Plato.
  • Alberto, an archeologist, found gaming sticks in caves on the shore of Utah’s Salt Lake City. It does not prove that the Aztecs were located in SLC but it is interesting that they were found at that location.
  • The coming of Christ is referenced in the Aztec culture.
  • Book: the lost mine.

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Planned Parenthood by Margaret Dayton:

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I think the following are notes from an Eagles forum that I attended one year I think 2015. Any misinformation is the fault of the note taker.

  • Notes nearly a year ago and some of my notes I have included is I wasn’t certain what was being said. Any inaccuracies is the fault of the note taker
  • The youngest signer of the Constitution was her ancestor, Jonathan Dayton.
  • There is extreme punishment if one destroys an eagle egg for killing a baby knows such punishment.
  • Planned Parenthood was started by Margaret Singer who believed in a master race. She believed that family decisions to be managed by better-qualified individuals.
  • Look up plans for peace.
  • No woman can have a baby without a permit is in the works.
  • Most Planned Parenthood clinics are located in black neighborhoods
  • There were plans toward couples to be sterilized. People are labeled as human we. Planned Parenthood has a long history of racism
  • Pro-life correlation held a rally
  • Planned Parenthood chooses human violence over human value.
  • $20 million of PP was used for the Hillary campaign

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