Category: Creativity

if i could only

if i could only

if i could only use one word to dub today the word would be bewildering if i could only use one word to sum up my mind today my mind would be blazing if i could only use one word to dub thee, world, today the world would be dis-integrating if i could only find … Continued

Let Creativity Flow

Let Creativity Flow

By LeRon Boyd, Edge of Yesterday intern and guest blogger Creative writing. Enter a mental space where your creativity flows and your hands can write it down. “Time travel” was the topic of our first assignment [at the Edge of Yesterday], which also served as a chance for me to get to know my fellow … Continued

Stories Make the World Go Round

Stories Make the World Go Round

by Jessica Metonou, Edge of Yesterday intern and guest blogger  Storytelling. It’s what makes the world go round. From television, to mainstream media, sharing personal experiences is what helps us forget what problematic circumstances may occur within our lives.  In films, for example, an audience loves to view a character that goes through trial and … Continued

Being creative is like feeling . . . well, stupid

Being creative is like feeling . . . well, stupid

“Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ~Albert Einstein I write science fiction. Time travel, to be specific. It’s about making stuff up for a world that doesn’t (yet) exist. In the case of … Continued

Enriching You: Experience the Future of Learning through MASTERY

Enriching You: Experience the Future of Learning through MASTERY

Time travel with us as we battle Pandemic, Protest and Politics to Craft a Transformation in Learning—via MASTERY! What happens when two local companies—one steeped in technology and engineering, and the other, in social marketing and science communications—meet over a shared passion for offering local teen interns real-world work experience? They come together to build … Continued

The Heart of the Earth Is Our Beating Heart – National Poetry Month 2020

The Heart of the Earth Is Our Beating Heart – National Poetry Month 2020

  There’s a storm outside Earthquake, volcano, tornado Hurricane, cyclone, tsunami We’ve choked off our lungs– Forest, ocean, air The lungs of the Earth The heart of the Earth Is our beating heart There’s a storm inside Virus, coughing, choking, Wheezing, breathlessness It’s choked off our lungs— Sacs, bronchioles, cell Particles littered like shattered glass … Continued

Stalking Leonardo da Vinci in France

Stalking Leonardo da Vinci in France

leonardo-visitor-clos-luce I was privileged in this, the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, to visit the chateau in Amboise, France, where the Renaissance master came to serve as first painter, engineer and architect to King Francis I beginning in 1516. Leonardo had, by most accounts, worn out his welcome in Florence, Milan and Rome, … Continued

EOY Tweets EOY, Time Travel, Storytelling to Teen Readers

EOY Tweets EOY, Time Travel, Storytelling to Teen Readers

On a recent Thursday afternoon in February, I was invited to do a Twitter Takeover for Young Entertainment Magazine (@YoungEntMag), doing a #YAauthorTakeover. I was a little nervous in the lead-up, but the two hours flew by. I’ve used screen shots to capture here–because ye olde Storify is no longer an option (boo!). So the … Continued

Edge of Yesterday and Fused Learning Join Forces to Engage Young Minds in “STEM Learning through Story”

Edge of Yesterday and Fused Learning Join Forces to Engage Young Minds in “STEM Learning through Story”

Capture a child’s imagination and you’ll create a lifelong learner, says Robin Stevens Payes, founder of Edge of Yesterday Media (EOY) and author of the teen time-travel adventure series and interactive “learning through story” platform, Edge of Yesterday, and Richard Tavener, CEO and founder of Fused Learning of Monterey, CA. Payes and Tavener announce their … Continued