Daily Archive: August 21, 2018

Manafort

Manafort Found Guilty on 8 Counts, Mistrial on Remaining 10

Paul Manafort, the one-time Trump campaign manager on trial for bank fraud and tax charges related to his overseas consulting work, was found guilty on 8 counts. The guilty verdicts include 5 Charges of tax fraud, 1 charge of hiding a foreign bank account, and 2 charges of bank fraud.

Cohen

Michael Cohen Surrenders As Part of Plea Deal

Michael Cohen is in custody. The long time attorney, confidante, and alleged “fixer” for President Trump has surrendered ahead of a hearing reportedly to enter a plea deal.

Social Science and Fiction Part 1: Why Bother?

You can create reasonably immersive, fairly convincing setting by remembering a simple five-letter acronym.

MERPS: Social, Political, Economic, Religious, and Military.

From tiny little subsistence bands to mighty intergalactic empires, from sword-and-sorcery barbarian epics to swashbuckling adventure on the high seas, these five dimensions allow you to cover every major aspect required to create conflict and a memorable story.