Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a pseudo-Friday

Good cover art gone bad — A reader discusses the cover of Green Powell's | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Borders  ].

Is Tor Books seeking to become the Amazon of science fiction and fantasy? — Simon Owens talks to Pablo Defendini. Interesting stuff about publishing and business models.

The Writer's Bathtub — Return of son of analogy. Useful metaphor for writers contemplating their careers.

Steorn perpetual motion machine, amazingly, may not work: independent jury resigns — Clearly a conspiracy is afoot.

In Every Black Man's Eyes--Death To The Rebel — Ta-Nehisi Coates with one of the more profound meditations on the black experience that I've ever read. Long but well worth it, especially for us white guys.

This outbreak of Three Panel Soul reminds of something I'd forgottenAn old story about how residents of Provo, Utah, are "disproportionately large consumers" of pornography. Which they prosecute in others, such as video store owner Larry W. Peterman. Ah, the consistency of moralism in conservative family values.

?otD: How do you spell Wednesday?

Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride, 10 minutes of stretching and meditation
This morning's weigh-in: 216.2
Currently reading: n/a (finished Cordelia's Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold)

Originally published at jlake.com.

Tags: art, books, green, links, personal, politics, process, publishing, science, writing

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened