Here are some quick links as we glide into the weekend. Sorry the list is so short, but my dance card is pretty full for the next few days and I am devoting an unreasonable amount of time and energy into fixing my hair. I’ll be my regular down-to-earth self by Monday, I promise!
Really spooky writers tell us what scares them.
Deadline is in two days, but here is a great contest for a one-act play.
In Tennessee, someone is going through all the books in the library and scratching out the cuss words.
A.E. Stallings remembers dear Craig Arnold with a poem.
It’s good to be a man, apparently. Publishers Weekly’s top books for 2009.
Sapphire speak to Katie Couric. (video)
How to pick a low-res MFA.
Lauren explains the basic elements of style. Read it and try and put the same principles to your writing.
On a similar note, agent Jim M talks about having an original voice.
Why has “historical fiction” become an insult?
I hung out with David Dickerson last night. He has a series of zany vlogs to promote his humor memoir, “House of Cards” which is about his time writing greeting cards for Hallmark.
Team Zahara: black women bloggers rush to defend a four-year-old’s honor.