We’re back baby! It’s time to share a few links I’ve found over the last few days. Some of these I mention on Twitter, if you’re not already following me there, please do! Have a link I should feature in the upcoming link pack? Let me know! All right, let’s get to it.
Here’s One Genre That Could Replace Post-Apocalyptic Stories
My favorite io9 writer, Charlie Jane Anders, discusses the potential in colonization science fiction as opposed to the doom and gloom of post-apocalyptic fiction. It’s a good idea.
New York Times Bestselling Author Russel Blake talks about the broad reach within the literary market. Never before has someone been able to reach an audience so broad. It’s cool to think about. He’s right. We live in an Amazing Time.
Booker Winner Ben Okri Nabs Bad Sex Prize
Oooof… but to be fair, it’s real bad and potentially offensive if this sort of thing offends you, but really it’s more hilarious than offensive. I mean, “She felt certain now that there was a heaven and that it was here, in her body.” C’mon man.
NaNoWriMo Is Over, Now What?
You finished your 40k word project in a months time! Awesome! You should be excited. You should celebrate. But what do you do when NaNoWriMo is over? Here’s some ideas.
Long exposures of light combined with activities like canoeing and kayaking. The results are as beautiful as they are serene.
Typeset in the Future: Alien
Okay, I think I found another favorite blog. Typeset in the Future explores typography in science fiction movies. This article on Alien is incredibly deep and is a must read. The articles on Moon and 2001 are also great.
Stephen Hawking Warns Artificial Intelligence Could End Mankind
Here you go luddites! Even Hawking is afraid of robots!
Lovecraft Story of the Week:
The Green Meadow
“It was a narrow place, and I was alone…”
Gif of the Week: