Frankenstein Friday!!

Facts about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein you may not know:

  1. The story was written when Mary was between 18-20 years old as part of a ghost story competition.
  2. Inspired by the death of her six-month-old.  Mary wanted to bring her baby back to life.
  3. Frankenstein means “Stone of the Franks”
  4. Considered the First Science Fiction Novel

Daily Observances Around the World

Accession Day (Jammu and Kashmir)
Angam Day (Nauru)
Armed Forces Day (Benin)
Intersex Awareness Day (United States)

Intersexuality: The Third Gender

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intersexuality, the third gender

Intersex people are born with any of several variations in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones, or genitals that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, “do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies”. Wikipedia

National Day (Austria)

Other Observances

Frankenstein Friday
Horseless Carriage Day
National Bandanna Day

National Breadstick Day
National Day of the Deployed
National Mincemeat Day (Check out this recipe for Mincemeat Pie by Alton Brown)
National Mule Day
National Pharmacy Buyer Day
National Pumpkin Day (Check out these great recipes and crafts for Pumpkins at Chinet)

World Lemur Day
Worldwide Howl at the Moon Night

For your entertainment:  Here is one of my more favorite EXO moments!

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Tomorrow’s Post Topic:

42132018_1993653480698198_5846043139508273152_nAbout Cynthia Brandel

Other than being an awesome mom and a devoted wife, Cynthia is an avid explorer traveling through the galaxy of her mind meeting new and interesting people along the way.  Her destination is unknown, but the fun is in the journey.

Cynthia’s first exploration took her to the world of Sanctoria, a place full of magic and mystery.  After falling in love and leading an army to war, Cynthia left Sanctoria and continued on her journey.

Currently, Cynthia resides in one of the Revenant cities on Earth.  What mysteries will the city hold and where will Cynthia end up?  Who knows?  But you can guarantee that Cynthia will tell us all about it in The Curse of Judas (Book 1 of the Revenant City Series).  Check out a preview of the first two chapters for free.



Author: Cynthia Brandel

Published author and founder of, Cynthia has captivated the world with her works of fiction including The Sanctorian Series and her latest work, The Revenant City Series. Lover of young adult reads and fantasy reads, Cynthia has transformed her passions into a full-time career.

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