Interesting Links for 9-10-2010

Note: I’m moving the mini reviews to Wednesdays in a grand effort to focus my blog posts. I’ll post full reviews there too as they come available.


I couldn’t have asked for a better follow up to my posting of Karen McGrath’s stages of editing on Monday if I’d contracted one. A view from the other side of the revision letter:

And some revision survival tips. It seems revision is in the air. (Star Wars fans, make sure you listen to the added YouTube entertainment. It’s a blast.)


The discovery of solar system-like planetary system is fascinating for scientists and a thrill for science fiction.

It’s been too long since we had a dinosaur fix, so why don’t you answer the questions: Ornamentation or functional? What’s your best guess for this hunchback dino?:


Some suggestions for your blog About page. I’m going to have to take another look at mine…

Research/World Building

A fun way to choose your starting point for a book through visual images of the locale. I don’t know if it’s just me though, but it mostly shows me long stretches of road, calling out to the road trip addict in me:


The trials and traumas of one book’s journey from the first word to the bookstore shelf (warning: some swearing involved):

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