5 Interesting Links for 04-19-2019

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Reading (Science Fiction)

A fascinating list of 17 novels that influenced the science fiction genre with annotated commentary detailing why the author (or quoted others) believe each work belongs in this category.
https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2017/10/17-science-fiction-books-that-forever-changed-the-genre/

Reviews (Marketing)

Though the Webinar is long gone, here are some good do’s and don’ts for encouraging readers to review your books, and reasons why reviews are still important.
https://getpocket.com/a/read/1984902185

Nature (Photography)

The photographs are stunning, but the description of why Lake Michigan produced such a fascinating display is also worth reading.
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/photographer-captures-stunning-images-ice-shards-along-lake-michigan-180971791/

Short Story (Fiction)

The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat by Brooke Bolander is a compelling story from the outsider perspective that draws on traditional folk tales. It took me a few paragraphs to get into the rhythm as it’s told not shown for the most part, but I’m glad I did.
https://uncannymagazine.com/article/the-tale-of-the-three-beautiful-raptor-sisters-and-the-prince-who-was-made-of-meat/

Narrative (Disability)

A glimpse at the complications of being disabled when that disability isn’t obvious through 7 short personal narratives including one person with Ehlers Danlos, a disability I share. Mine has progressed well past invisible at this point, but I made it through the first 35 years or so before it became obvious.
https://www.teenvogue.com/story/7-people-with-less-visible-disabilities-talk-misconceptions-and-stigma

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