Interesting Writings — They Pile Up!

Writing and Books:

IO9 looks at how fantasy fiction dispatches people:

http://io9.com/#!5794991/the-most-gruesome-fates-in-fantasy

Fantasy author Jim C. Hines sometimes graces us with comic cartoons, this one on the real truth of screaming over self-publishing:

http://www.jimchines.com/2011/04/eisner-vs-hocking

Interesting thoughts on the publication process:

http://abrokenlaptop.com/2011/05/01/personal-feedback-or-form-rejections-are-our-friends/

A reminder that the truth of human beings is complicated:

http://blog.bookviewcafe.com/2011/05/26/is-the-real-truth-always-grim/

A. Lee Martinez speaks sagely about our problems with the Slightly Other in SFFH:

http://www.aleemartinez.com/monsters-women-strange-creatures/blog/30052011/

News from the e-book front:

http://blogs.ft.com/fttechhub/2011/05/kobo-and-the-curious-incident-of-the-underdog-in-the-night-time/

 

Life or Something Like It:

The Onion provides commentary on the greatest show of all:

http://www.theonion.com/articles/mans-life-riddled-with-continuity-errors,20492/

A look at one of the reasons we’re in such a mess:

http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/19/rich-people-still-dont-realize-theyre-rich/?smid

Another look at how our expectations of gender do not match reality:

http://lifestyle.sympatico.ca/Relationships/galleries/articles/men_myths.htm

A look at another reason we’re in this mess:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/01/opinion/01eggers.html?_r=1 – low teacher salaries

A look at un-whitewashed history of some very brave people:

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/07/v-fullstory/2206712/leonard-pitts-how-two-busloads.html

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