Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad goes to Seattle

The Necessity of Blindness — Urban fantasy author J.A. Pitts on how writers see themselves and their drafting process.

Goodnight Dune — (Snurched from [info]james_nicoll.)

Come On, I Thought I Knew That!Font size may not aid in learning, but its style can. Huh?

Tsunami Warnings, Written in StoneThe stone tablet has stood on this forested hillside since before they were born, but the villagers have faithfully obeyed the stark warning carved on its weathered face: "Do not build your homes below this point!" This is downright post-apocalyptic. Some very cool culture stuff.

Only 26 per cent of Iowa Republicans believe Obama was born in U.S. — Or, put more clearly, 74% of Iowa Republicans are functionally insane tinfoil hat conspiracy theorists. But then, that's pretty much the modern GOP in a nutshell.

Ignoring 'The American People' — The GOP insists public opinion is critical (on healthcare reform), except when they don't agree with it (on Medicare). Hypocrisy? Business as usual? Both! Remember kids, character counts. Some conservative said that once.

?otD: Rainier or Hood?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (cancer follies)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (interrupted)
Weight: 246.0
Currently reading: Nifft the Lean by Michael Shea

Tags: cool, culture, fiction, funny, healthcare, japan, links, personal, politics, process

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