Friday, June 26, 2009

And you thought I'd forgotten. I don't know whether I'll be posting one this upcoming Friday as I'll be away and may not be doing much online reading, but we'll see.

Science

This article has particular meaning to me because, as a young girl, I roamed the actual Acropolis before it was closed. I share the memories of that section of Greece with the international dog star Benji, and I intend to go back and re-experience the modern face some day.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/06/17/international/i135805D59.DTL&tsp=1

Writing

While I haven't quite made up my mind on the whole digital vs. print publishing for my own books, reading breakdowns like this one definitely make a person think:
http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2009/06/21/digital-publishing-and-the-alternative-economic-model/

Query tip from Daphne Unfeasible:
http://ktliterary.com/2009/06/are-you-sure-you-want-to-say-that/

And as a follow-up, we all need reminders that pros didn't start out that way:
http://teresamedeiros.blogspot.com/2006/03/teresa-shares-her-secret-to-success.html

Indie Bookstores: a good breakdown of why supporting them is a good thing, along with some ways to do so.
http://youngbooksellers.blogspot.com/2009/06/be-friend-to-indies.html

Reading

An interesting analysis of the urban fantasy genre in terms of its social implications and explorations.
http://www.salon.com/books/feature/2009/06/23/vampire_fiction/index1.html

4 comments:

Emily C. said...

Thanks for these links, Margaret! I look forward to them every week. (And you do an amazing job on the Think Sideways boards!)

--Emily
aka jollygreen23
http://emilycaseysmusings.blogspot.com

Margaret said...

Glad you're enjoying it. I'll try to manage to keep them coming then :). Though I'm travelling this week. Not sure how much I'll find, but I've got one so far :).

E. Hartshorn said...

Hey, Mar, just say the word, and I'll be happy to pass on links. ;)

Margaret said...

Oh, I have passed on links from you before :).