Cherie Priest on the things authors do and don't control — About once every month or two, I get asked by someone, "Why don't you have you book made into a movie." Man, I wish I'd thought of that! Heh.
My Facebook "friends" go to town on a bad writing sample of mine — Stupidly funny, especially if read aloud like bad poetry.
Life among the pirates — A fascinating piece on Peruvian publishing and book piracy. Really, this piece is a lot more interesting than that makes it sound. (Ganked from, erm, somewhere.)
Jalopnik with a great selection of classic automotive photos from the New York Public Library
Emerging Exoplanet Resources — For all you skiffy writers, from Centauri Dreams. A bookmark-worthy link or two in there.
Climate Change Authority Admits Mistake — Oh, lovely. Not that climate change denialists need evidence, but this sort of crap gives them a lot of ammunition in their fight against reality.
Demoralized Democrats — But the reaction congressional Democrats have had to Coakley's loss has been much more shattering. It has been a betrayal. Yep. We get the country we deserve, and the Democratic party is going to push us right back to the toxic morass of Republican governance, with all that implies for the continued decline of America.
More Fake Persecution From the Christian Media — Apparently, identifying Christian terrorists as Christian terrorists is persecution. Grow up, guys.
Roger Ebert writes a letter to Rush Limbaugh — People wonder why I think conservatives are crazy? Read what Ebert has to say to the leading voice of conservative America about Limbaugh's own words.
?otD: Don't the sun look angry through the trees?
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.0
This morning's weigh-in: 227.6
Currently reading: Bangkok 8 by John Burdett