. . . S C I N T I L L A . . .
The temperature of our lives is first influenced by little sparks. If they’re kindled, nurtured & encouraged, what fires can be ignited? A romance about activism, the humanitarian spirit within & the slow burn of a passion years in the making. It’s an exploration of current events, global strife, African conflict minerals, social accountability & calibrating our moral compass.
RUSSIAN TRANSLATION: by Olegovna – found on the . Many thanks to Mussonka, lena_solnce & barsy for the co-translation, proofing and editing of this translation. Goldy-Fishes made a for this story, and it really captures their time in Africa!
OTHER LINK INFO
Twilighted Forums link
Lady Tazz andby
Twific Musing’s radio show interview
Wordy Bitches interview
Blog rec by Debs
IMPORTANT PICTURES/REFERENCE LINKS FOR READERS OF SCINTILLA
The, mentioned in Edward’s speech in the Prologue. Simply cutting them with a pair of scissors prior to disposing them can potentially save so many animals in the wild. It’s an excellent way to instill environmental awareness in children too, a simple habit to develop with positive results. These pictures also speak volumes:
CHAPTERS 8 & 9:
Edward finds Bella on Manhattan Beach.
Renee and her blankie.
The Chicago Tribune article that Charlie found in Bella’s notes.
CHAPTER 28 & 29:
Emmett and Bella were volunteering for Habitat For Humanity.
Here’s a link that shows the current travel warnings to the Central African Republic. Brave volunteers risk their lives in these dangerously volatile places just so they can help others. Their bravery is awe-inspiring.
Edward takes Bella to Kichwa Tembo on the Masai Mara.
CHAPTER 37 and onward:
Because Scintilla incorporated world events in real time as it was being written as a WIP, certain events were introduced into the storyline to further illustrate the importance of humanitarianism, activism and how the reader relates to what’s currently going on in the world, such as the Egyptian and Wisconsin protests, New Zealand Earthquake and devastating Tsunami in Japan.
The special guest.