I don’t know what’s up with me today– or yesterday, or the day before– I am having trouble connecting with the world. I suspect that I am just overwhelmed. You know having too much to do can make you do nothing? I’m kind of there. Yesterday, at my writing date, I was having such a hard time concentrating. That said, here are some links until I can get it back together.
Algonquin higlights my short story. (thank you!)
Does twitter sell books? Methinks, no. But selling books isn’t the only reason to do something.
RES has released her new album *free* on line. And Sade has released a new single that you can hear without charge.
Algonquin author, Laila Lalami, weighs in on the Swiss Minarets controversy.
Are you turned off by ugly book covers?
Write what you know doesn’t mean you don’t have to know what you’re talking about.
So you meet an editor and she says, “Send me your manuscript.” Then what?
Sarah Schulman on familial homophobia.
Alan King on Karibu Books.
Shelley’s interesting and ecclectic end-of-year list.
I know the money is for charity, but this is so irritating.
Renee, honey, in Georgia, this is what we call a high-class problem.
Girls Write Now!
Authors of color who tweet.
Nerd Alert: The MLA Handbooks is online.
Crazy Cool Subway Stations.
Isn’t Lauren’s living room pretty?