Squids, Screwtapes, and Suspicions: How the Daily Inkling Got Its Name

Nikki and I like to consider ourselves excellent name-givers. Not a week goes by where weren’t trying to name something. We didn’t, after all, just come up with a name like Ezri (our cat) off the top of your head. Like designing a logo, the intentionality of what you call something or someone will shine through in all aspects of its lifespan.

We find no distinction between a name and a title. Perhaps a title pertains to creative content, while a name pertains to a living thing. Still, articles, blog posts, and videos take on a life of their own every day, and those renditions are effectively the “baby” of the composer. I know I would defend some of my favorite blog pieces with the nearly the alacrity of my own child. (Note to self: that statement might need revising once I have a child.) Continue reading “Squids, Screwtapes, and Suspicions: How the Daily Inkling Got Its Name”

Good Reception | Daily Inkling

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Good Reception

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A weird side effect of a popular ointment causes humans to grow an antenna after five years of daily consecutive use — something that slipped past the drug testing agencies of the world. The antenna has a purpose, though! What is this new appendage useful for? Tell us a story about its ensuing situations.  Continue reading “Good Reception | Daily Inkling”