Way Way Way Too Many Links

Hey I’ve been saving these up for way too long meaning to get around to doing a blog entry. Clearly putting out a series is eating my brain and that hasn’t happened on a regular basis, so this is going to be an exceptionally long Too Many Links.


Writing Begins With Forgiveness – Perhaps some of you need to read this essay now during NaNoWriMo. I totally don’t write every day. I try to average 500 words per day over a month, but that does not happen every day.

http://www.kameronhurley.com/the-cold-publishing-equations-books-sold-marketability-love/The Cold Publishing Equations: Books Sold + Marketability + Love – Kameron Hurley talks about book numbers

Ann Leckie’s “The 10 Best Science Fiction Books”

Cat Vincent muses on the city itself becoming a character in Urban Fantasy

24 Things No One Tells You About Book Publishing

Kameron Hurley: Absolute Zero — The Temperature At Which Writers Give Up

Alan Moore interview about Electricomics

Beginner’s Guide to Researching Your Diverse* Fantasy or  Science Fiction Novel 

Extremely detailed musing about the business of books 


Are sperm whales cultured?

Squirrel’s nest leads to ancient giant virus

NASA’s plan for getting to Mars

Man fails paternity test due to vanished twinO_o human chimeras exist

Bees today – I have bees on the brain of late. Hopefully I find the time to write my martian bee saints story.

How hormones affect mood


1813 Alaska shipwreck: How they survived –  In 1813 shipwrecked sailors survived for nearly a month during an Alaska winter with nearly no supplies. Now archaeologists say they know how they did it.

Lovely article on the Fox Sisters – The sisters who spoke to spirits: How two mischievous girls gave birth to a religion (or why learning to crack your toes can help you gain fame and fortune)

Teaching History with Cookbooks

photo gallery of 1976-81 magazine ads aimed at cocaine users 

Lost rivers underneath London

John Dee’s books to go on display in 2016 (Cool pictures of his margin drawings)

Parachuting beavers – VIDEO

Search historical newspapers


Writer reconnects with the people who robbed and kidnapped him in 2006

Medieval Skeleton Found Dangling From the Roots of a Fallen Tree

The People Who Drink Human Blood 

Files for lawsuit against CIA stolen during break-in at UW

13 Spooky Museums in US 

Woman donates skeleton from closet

What’s in a boarding pass barcode – a good reminder to keep and properly dispose of any identifying paperwork

How to train your Rageasaurus – Good primer in how to live with the rage you feel without letting it take over your life (and good general techniques for setting up conversation boundaries)

Masculinity Is an Anxiety Disorder: Breaking Down the Nerd Box

“Every president has been manipulated by national security officials”: David Talbot exposes America’s “deep state”

Cool Things To Buy:



The Good Matter by Nene Ormes

The Smog Society by Chen Qiufan

Eros, Philia, Agape by Rachel Swirsky

The Game of Smash and Recovery By Kelly Link