Do you outline or are you a “pantser”? — The Shimmer blog's group interview of five authors continues.
How to Save Books — Ted Rall on ebooks. (Via
An interface for navigating iPad ebooks that mimics the fluid, intuitive navigation of thumbing through the pages of a paper book.
Dead Ox Kids: 1939 — A little bit of Oregon history from Shorpy.
An octopus blind date — (Via Scrivener's Error.)
A star that exploded but didn't die: the Great Eruption of Eta Carinae
Swiss space-cleaning bot grabs flying junk, hurls itself into furnace — SkyNet? Hello?
What Happened At Heartland? — Further reporting on the cynical intellectual fraud that is climate change denialism. Nobel Intent with more on this, especially the money trail.
Drumming up a phony war on religion — When you don't have any ideas, run on social manipulation. It's the GOP way.A
The Saga of Rick Santorum’s Second Surge — Mmm. Senator Frothy Mix is frothing.
?otd: How many people named Tabor can there be in American history?
Writing time yesterday: 1.5 hours (short fiction revisions, some Sunspin WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute urban walk (cold!!!)
Hours slept: 6.25 (solid)
Currently reading: 1491 by Charles C. Mann