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[links] Link salad aims for the chocolate festival

A reader reacts to Mainspring — Very much not with the liking whatsoever.

Something Mike Brotherton and I Have in Common — My friend Professor Mike Brotherton riffs on ability and limitation in writers, using the two of us as examples.

Writing breathes life into the defunct — Huh. Cultural archaeology. (Thanks to garyomaha.)

Fantasy in Films and Magazines — Art guru James Gurney on the top ten grossing films of 2010. All of them are arguably fantasy or SF. Now, if every one of the people who saw those films would just buy one more book besides Harry Potter and Twilight...

I blog so my kids can know me when I'm goneAfter I got cancer, I realized I might not always be around for my children -- but my writing will be Um, yes. This. (Thanks to my aunt.)

Human cheese — Hmmm. (Found via Gizmodo.)

Hunting Without Air On The Sea Floor — Wow. That is some seriously strange video. (Via willyumtx.)

The French house untouched for 100 years — Back to le future.

Get Fuzzy reviews the new Texas Board of Education science standards

?otD: What's the darkest chocolate you'll eat?



1/23/2011
Writing time yesterday: 2.5 hours (200 new words on Calamity of So Long a Life, along with extensive editing and some WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
Hours slept: 8.25 hours (!, interrupted)
Weight: 252.4
Currently reading: One of Our Thursdays Is Missing by Jasper Fforde

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    Your Saturday moment of zen. Dark side roast, the Star Wars Shop in Aberdeen, WA. Photo © 2012, 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. This work…

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    Your Friday moment of zen. Swamp tea, the Star Wars Shop in Aberdeen, WA. Photo © 2012, 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. This work by…

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    Being right or being happy: pilot study — Which kind of reminds me of my “justice versus peace” parable I sometimes tell. (Via David Goldman.)…