September 23rd, 2009

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[links] Link salad is too sweet to be sour, too nice to be mean

SF Signal's Mind Meld on how anthologies are put together — In which I am a participant. Worth reading if you want to know more about the anthology sausage factory, or editing short fiction in general.

calendula_witch on the evolution of her writing process

British Fantasy Society admits 'lazy sexism' over male-only horror bookAuthors shocked as new horror anthology fails to include any female writers.

Airship Akron leaving for Cuba with bomber escort (1933) — A terrific photo from x planes.

Belatedly, Egypt Spots Flaws in Wiping Out Pigs — Read this piece science fictionally. Some lovely worldbuilding elements here.

The Holy Grail of the Unconscious — Fascinating true story of the Liber Novus of Carl Jung.

Protecting the powerful is a feature, not a bug — Ben Goldacre on British libel laws.

Obama: US Determined to Act on Climate Change — It's sure nice to have the reality-based community back in the White House. The Republican tendency to visualize the change you want to be may be a great political strategy, as well as a good tool for personal growth, but it collapses like a chocolate teapot in the face of actual facts.

?otD: Shaken or stirred?



9/23/2009
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.25
This morning's weigh-in: 233.6
Currently reading: The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine


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