Saturday, May 30, 2009

Friday's Interesting Links (on Saturday)

What? You mean it isn't Friday? Maybe I need to rename this :D.


Picked up this tip from A series of web tools for helping with things, including providing a list of words that fit with your partial on a crossword puzzle:


A breakdown of the advance/royalties/foreign rights earnings that will make it all too clear why most writers cannot support themselves:

I may not agree with every one of these steps, but here are some solid suggestions for making progress even on non-deadlined projects:

I just started reading Jim Baen's Universe and clicked on the below Mike Resnick editorial. He says so eloquently (and with examples) what I believe to be absolute truth about the submission process: never give up.

For those of us looking to Twitter to see the human faces of agents, Agent Query has provided an exhaustive list. I only follow a portion because too many and I'd be unable to keep up.


Angela James, who is an avid e-book reader as well as the Executive Editor for Samhain Publishing, discusses her recent experience with buying a group of e-books. It's an interesting look into what's important in the production and sale of e-books.


I showed this article to my older son, and his comment was that designer babies are just around the corner. Me, I just thought it was cool.

Ida made such a big splash that some scientists are questioning not only her connection to human evolution, but the media circus which hailed her announcement:


I'm in the process of redoing my bipolar (literally) website into a more traditional writing one with the programming side of Left Brain/Right Brain just linked. Therefore, I've been reading website building tips and this one makes a lot of sense.


Anonymous said...

I have to agree with Sean on the cloned monkey thing. Heinlin's _Friday_ is just around the corner.


Margaret said...

Yeah, well, I can't say he's wrong. Just that it wasn't my first thought. We certainly live in interesting times.