5 Interesting Links for 04-20-2018

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Rural Access (Technology)

There have been many promises of expanding Internet access in the United States, but remote areas in rural America are still under-served. This article talks of an effort to craft a solution designed for the unique complications in Appalachia that has been remarkably successful.
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/paax9n/rural-america-is-building-its-own-internet-because-no-one-else-will

Editing (Writing)

A new writing evaluation that focuses on specific writing weaknesses rather than grammar. I didn’t agree 100% with what it highlighted, but it caught a few things I’d missed, so it might be worth giving a trial run. (Via Jane Friedman)
https://editor.typely.com/

Blurbs (Promotion)

This is a book blogger’s list of red flags in book blurbs. Worth checking against yours to confirm you didn’t do any of this.
http://www.romancerehab.com/blog/the-top-10-romance-novel-blurb-blunders-we-never-want-to-see-again

Steampunk (Art)

A glimpse into the procurement experience for scraps destined to claim a new life as steampunk art.
http://steampunk-explorer.com/articles/turning-scrap-steampunk

Adopting (Cats)

It’s important to pay attention to the personality of your new furry family member over any general advice, but this article offers a reasonable starting point for introducing a new cat.
https://www.worldsbestcatlitter.com/clearing-the-air/2016/06/6-tips-to-make-your-new-rescue-cat-feel-right-at-home/

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