Category: Edge of Yesterday

I am a time traveler

I am a time traveler

When I speak to groups, or in workshops, this is how I usually introduce myself. At first, I get that look, like, oh, no, here we go… But then, I invite people to imagine that we are all time travelers. Sometimes I still get the eye-roll. Until I pose this question: If you could go … 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

2020 Sucked. But not all the way and not every day.

2020 Sucked. But not all the way and not every day.

In the prologue to Saving Time, the third book in the Edge of Yesterday series, published in 2020, the Year of the Coronavirus, I created a time capsule to comment on our extraordinary times from a time traveler’s perspective. Our own annus mirabilis (a.k.a., the Year of Wonders) doesn’t turn out to be all that … 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

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

Leonardo da Vinci loves STEAM and Shows Us Why We Should, Too

Leonardo da Vinci loves STEAM and Shows Us Why We Should, Too

Leonardo da Vinci is very much with us. The recent sale, at auction, of his Salvator Mundi, for $450 million, puts him in a rarefied field–some would say, out of this world. There is no other artist in history whose work has claimed anywhere close to that price. The new biography by Walter Isaacson is … Continued