[links] Link salad winters over in Oregon

Review: Cthulhu’s Reign ed. Darrell Schweitzer — Including a somewhat mixed reaction to my story, “Such Bright and Risen Madness in Our Names”.

Five steampunk books you should readMainspring made the honorable mentions in this article.

Mama Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Write Novellas — An article on that most heterodox literary form, the novella. Link is to a .pdf file, FYI. (Via Greg Feeley.)

Some observations about e-books and illegal downloading — Paul Cornell speaks wisely and in great detail.

Scrivener’s Error on e-books — Plus other divers alarums and entertainments.

Grace Jones singing “The Little Drummer Boy” to Peewee Herman — Because, you know, it’s Newtonmass, when weird never goes out of style. (Via willyumtx.)

English Banned in Chinese Writing — The spirit of L’Académie française lives on.

Transits Near and Far — Analyzing exoplanetary atmospheres.

?otD: Snow tires or all-season radials?

Writing time yesterday: 3.0 hours (revisions, WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (solid)
Weight: 249.6
Currently reading: Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban

One thought on “[links] Link salad winters over in Oregon

  1. Cora says:

    I hate “keep our language pure” regulations, whether they are French, German or Chinese. Languages change all the time and a living language is never “pure”.

    Question of the day: German law requires every car to be equipped with winter tyres in the autumn and winter months. And this year we actually need them.

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