More Interesting Writings, Take Two Breaths and Consider History Edition

Elizabeth Bear offers sage advice:

http://matociquala.livejournal.com/1868009.html

Cory Doctorow points out that predicting the death of things is seldom accurate:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/jul/13/cory-doctorow-death-of-blogging-exaggerated

The Oatmeal site makes a startling movie comparison:

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/aliens_avatar

Larry Nolen explains how fans tend to ignore historical context regarding fantasy fiction:

http://ofblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/cultural-materialism-and-historicism-in.html

And Cracked, the humor website, politely points out that six of the leading novels in literature were in their time hated and decried as hackwork by critics and didn’t at first sell well at all:

http://www.cracked.com/article_18645_6-great-novels-that-were-hated-in-their-time_p2.html

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One response to “More Interesting Writings, Take Two Breaths and Consider History Edition

  1. There are some great links here! I’ll hafta be sure to check back for some new ones!

    – Calhoun

    http://selfproclaimedmegalomaniac.wordpress.com/

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