5 Interesting Links for 8-26-2011

Ideas

Here’s a fun idea generator I learned about on the Online Writing Workshop a while back, but recently rediscovered when cleaning up older emails:
http://fictiongen.inky.me/

Programming

This is a useful page to see what header your pages are returning:
http://www.rexswain.com/httpview.html

Research

Not sure where to put this, but someone figured out how to make a 3D printer out of Lego Mindstorm pieces…and offers the step by step directions so you can do it yourself. I can see this as a fun way to map out the places your characters are in so you can visualize the space better:
http://www.technewsdaily.com/make-a-3-d-printer-with-lego-bricks-thats-useful-3008/

Submitting

Tips on what drives agents and editors crazy when it comes in the slush pile, written up by agent Kate McKean:
http://blog.figment.com/2011/07/28/top-ten-things-agents-and-editors-never-want-to-see/

Writing

Having used the word count marathons on Forward Motion (fmwriters.com) to boost my monthly word count by 10k or 15k in 48 hours for years, I find this article worth sharing:
http://www.murderati.com/blog/2011/8/4/10000-words-in-one-day-no-wayway.html

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