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[links] Link salad has its hair pulled back, Wayfarers on

A fascinating roundup of some (starkly contradictory) reviews of my novel Green Powell's | Amazon | Kindle | Barnes & Noble | Borders ]

Fantasy and Fitness: Interviews with Jay Lake and Elizabeth Bear

Get Fuzzy on what writing really is — Plus bonus parts of speech!

Faults "intollerable and euer vndecent"Language Log is rather funny about 16th century prescriptivism. With primary sources, no less. A must-read for word geeks and grammar geeks.

Hippos biting a crocodile to death — Wow. And yes, this is a violent photo. Nature red of tooth and claw.

PETMAN prototype — A walking robot that approaches the uncanny valley from a different direction. (Thanks to wilyumtx.)

?otD: Where did you leave your heart?

Body movement: 60 minute urban walk (San Francisco hills!)
Hours slept: 6.0
This morning's weigh-in: 233.0
Currently reading: Finch by Jeff VanderMeer

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