Song playing right now on my playlist: “Anywhere Out of the World” by Dead Can Dance
Writing and the Writing Life:
- Margie Lawson has a guest post on Fresh, Fresh, Fresh Character Descriptions!
- Just discovered this yesterday and have already put it to good use. Scan Your Work For Overused Phrases, Words, and Clichés, and Monitor Words and Phrases. Best of all? It’s Free! I’ve already modified what it searches for to catch other things as well, like filter words.
- Great post from Janice Hardy on Deep POV–Living in My Head: Crafting Natural-Sounding Internal Thoughts
- Jami Gold asks us What Do We “Owe” New Writers?
- Been to a conference? Help weigh in on Roni Loren’s post: Does SWAG Sell Books?
- Shiny! A fan did this mashup, making a Firefly-style intro for Avengers
- Happy Birthday Joss Whedon!!
- And I’ll leave you with this, it’s the Harry Potter theme played on wine glasses: